Annual San Diego International Conference
AVA Preconference

When: Monday - 1/26/20 - 8 am – 4:30 pm
Town and Country San Diego
500 Hotel Circle N.
San Diego, California 92108
(619) 291-7131

Room: East 1

Institute H: Integrating ACEs and Resilience into Health and Human Services

8:00 – 8:05  
David L. Corwin, MD, Chair – Welcome

8:05 – 9:00  
Vincent Felitti, MD - Development, findings, and spread of the Adverse Childhood Experiences Study (ACE Study) interest and awareness around the world. 

9:00 – 9:30  
Brooks Keeshin, MD - Screening for trauma symptoms in primary care pediatric practice with referral to evidence based treatment.

9:30 – 10:00
Susie Wiet, MD - Development and use of screening with the Health Resilience Stress Questionnaire (HRSQ) in her addiction medicine, psychiatry and child psychiatry practice.

10:00 - 10:10 Break

10:10 – 10:40
RJ Gillespie, MD, MHPE - ACEs/resilience screening of new parents, its acceptance by patients and providers, and how it improves care in his large busy primary care pediatric practice.

10:40 – 11:10
Martina Jelley, MD, MSPH - Competencies and curriculum in trauma-informed healthcare education.

11:10 – 11:40
Point-counterpoint and Discussion – Screening for trauma symptoms vs. screening for traumatic experiences – Brooks Keeshin, MD, RJ Gillespie, MD, and David Finkelhor, PhD (invited)

11:40 – 12:10
Randell Alexander, MD, PhD – Preventing a childhood adversity: Ending corporal punishment in the USA to prevent harm to kids.

12:10 – 1:10 Lunch

1:10 – 1:40 
F. David Schneider, MD - Incorporating childhood adversity and other prior life trauma experience inquiry into the care of patients in family medicine.

1:40 – 2:10
Tasneem Ismailji, MD - Current developments to transform California into a trauma informed state.

2:10 – 2:40
Drew Factor, MD, MPH and Mike Flaningam, MD - Challenges for incorporating ACE inquiry and care for traumatized adult patients into their primary care within a large fee for service internal medicine department in northern California.

2:40 – 3:10
Leighton Huey, MD – Geisinger Health Care’s effort to address the relationship of resilience to individual, population, community health and well-being.

3:10 – 3:20 Break

3:20 - 3:40
Machelle Madsen Thompson, PhD, MSW - Computer technology for assessing and promoting resilience and protective factors among hospitalized children.

3:40 – 4:10
Victor Vieth, JD, MA - Child Advocacy Studies (CAST) and Child and Adult Advocacy Studies (CAAST) undergraduate curriculum spreading throughout the USA and other countries.

4:10 – 4:30
David L. Corwin, MD – Final thoughts and comments from participants.