The Science of Adversity

Published: December, 2020

On Thursday 17th December 2020 Dr Sarah Temple, GP and Director of EHCAP Ltd  presented and then  led  a discussion for webinar with the Association of Child Protection Professionals. The three questions posed relate to the science of adversity and the biology of resilience:

  • what do you know about how we respond physiologically to excessive or toxic stress?
  • why are the first two years of life so important?
  • how can partnership agencies work together to embed this science into communities? 


Click here for more information about Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and links to the latest research.

Click here for Professor Jack Shonkoff's recent podcast - Connecting Health and Learning - the significance of Early Years for lifelong physical and mental health and to access the complete series of CDC Brain Architect podcasts. 

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