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The Language of Suffering

ACEs Film Jan Language

The Language of Suffering

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Invited guests:
Joan Smith, Journalist & award-winning author
Lisa Cherry, Trauma Specialist & author

At the core of the ACES framework is a recognition of the impact of childhood suffering.  How does the language of ‘adverse childhood experiences’ sit alongside other terminology, such as trauma, attachment, PTSD, adversity and developmental trauma?  Where are the overlaps and where are the differences?  Does that matter?  Our two guests will help us explore this contested territory. 

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