Community Education

The goal of the Community Education Workgroup is to inform community residents in the Philadelphia region about the impact and prevalence of adverse childhood experiences and childhood trauma, the role of resilience, and the possibility of healing and recovery.

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Workgroup Co-Chairs

Patricia Gerrity, RN, PhD, FAAN and Michael O'Bryan

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Our Work

As a project of the Community Education Workgroup, the ACEs Messaging Group (AMG) is a unique group of Philadelphia ACE Task Force members and Community members who worked together to develop and refine compelling messages related to ACEs, trauma, and resilience for three target audiences: