Organization that developed training: Albany School of Public Health
Description: This archived webcast is one of four courses in the American Indian Series within the Advancing Cultural Competence Certificate Program.
Beverly Cook (Mohawk Nation), St. Regis Mohawk Tribal Council Chief and family nurse practitioner, discusses the Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE) scale and the impact of high ACES scores on adult health and wellbeing, advocating for a trauma-informed approach to care that involves administering ACE and resilience scales in clinics. She also describes important, culturally-based healing programs that are being implemented on the Akwesasne Reserve, including rites of passage and Centering Pregnancy.
Year Launched: 2015
Recommended for: Public Health Foundation-defined Tier 1 Public Health Professionals