Watch the video clips from the Academy on Violence & Abuse http://avahealth.org/and order their free full presentations (when you join their organization). The Relationship of Adverse Childhood Experiences to Adult Health Status piece by Dr Felitti is extremely powerful http://gallery.mac.com/avahealth#100000
The years of hard research this organization has done to quantify the impact of abuse on children as they become adults is as incontrovertible as it is moving.
This information shared with the public and policy makers can help abused and neglected children received more and better care and lead more productive lives.
Academy on Violence and Abuse
14850 Scenic Heights Road, Suite 135A
Eden Prairie, MN 55344
Phone: (952) 974-3270
Fax: (952) 974-3291