Understanding Risk and Protective Factors for Addiction: Adverse Childhood Events and Genetic Predisposition (Part 2)

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Date: January 12, 2023 Blank space (transparent) for table Format: Webinar Blank space (transparent) for table Contact Hours: 1.25 (NAADAC pending)
Time: 1 PM—2:30 PM ET Blank space (transparent) for table Cost: FREE Blank space (transparent) for table Target Audience: Prevention Professionals, Rural Communities



This training will be the second of a two-part series on risk and protective factors. Participants will learn about the risks associated with adverse childhood events (ACEs) and family history of addiction/genetic factors. Participants will also learn how to utilize protective factors to change how their genes are expressed.


At the end of this webinar, participants will be able to:

  1. Understand adverse childhood events and the risk of addiction associated with experiencing childhood trauma.
  2. Understand genetic factors associated with development of substance use disorders and how individuals can effect how their genes are expressed through key protective factors



Jessica HusleyJessica Hulsey, BA is the Executive Director of the Addiction Policy Forum, a national nonprofit organization that leads the fight against the deadly consequences of addiction and helps patients, families, and communities affected by the disease. Jessica has more than 25 years of experience in the field of prevention, treatment, and policy solutions to address substance use disorders and has collaborated with our nation’s top scientists to translate the science of addiction into digestible content for patients, families, and other key audiences.                                                                       


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In order to be eligible for the 1.25 NAADAC(pending) contact hours/certificate of attendance, you must join the live webinar in Zoom.

Certificates must be requested within one week of the event and will be processed within 30 days.

If you are having issues accessing the room/application at the time of the event: Please email [email protected] at the start of the webinar so that we can assist you.



If you are in need of any special accommodations, please notify the Central East PTTC Webinar Team three weeks in advance of the event, or as soon as possible, by emailing [email protected].

Starts: Jan. 12, 2023 1:00 pm
Ends: Jan. 12, 2023 2:30 pm
Registration Deadline
January 12, 2023
Event Type
Webinar/Virtual Training
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