Washington State Family Policy Council: Shaping Policy to Address Adverse Childhood Experiences

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Laura Porter, a prevention leader from Washington State, gives a firsthand account of how policy can be shaped to address adverse childhood experiences (ACEs).

In this video, Laura Porter, Director of the Washington State Family Policy Council, describes how the Council has used adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) data to mobilize prevention practitioners to address substance misuse and related behavioral health problems in a more comprehensive way.

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CAPT works with a number of agencies representing states, tribes, and jurisdictions as well as other key local contacts. These contacts can answer questions regarding localized prevention efforts and resources. Find state resource contacts near you.

Last Updated: 05/11/2016