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First Annual ACEs & Resilience Conference


Thursday, June 16, 2022    
9:00 am - 4:00 pm


Wyndham Springfield City Centre
700 East Adams Street, Springfield, Illinois, 62701

Event Type

Free conference focusing on Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and resilience in Springfield

Join Prevent Child Abuse Illinois for the First Annual ACEs & Resiliency Conference on June 16 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The conference is at the Wyndham Springfield City Centre, 700 E. Adams St., Springfield.

Would you like to learn more about ACEs and resilience?

Hear from two outstanding speakers in the field as well as a panel of experts at this all-day conference.

The morning session, from 9 to 11:30 a.m., will feature Dr. Matt Buckman, Ph.D., who will help participants understand the impact of adversity and the power of resiliency.

In the afternoon session, from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m., Mark Sanders, LCSW, CADC, will help participants explore adversity and the building blocks of resiliency.

The afternoon will wrap up with a panel discussion on moving from adversity to resilience as a community.

For more details, see the conference flyer.

Register online and read more about the speakers. The conference is free, but registration is required. Space is limited.

Lunch will be provided. Continuing education units and clock hours are available for qualified attendees.