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Dr. Roberta Vicari, Adverse Childhood Experiences (2016)




Genre: Speech

Place Covered: Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2016-04-27

Duration: 00:28:28

Subjects: Psychic trauma | Rotary Club of Baton Rouge | Public health | Early childhood development


  • Vicari, Roberta Speaker


A speech by Dr. Roberta Vicari before the Baton Rouge Rotary Club on April 27, 2016. Dr. Vicari is a pediatrician at the Our Lady of the Lake Children’s Hospital in Baton Rouge and an educator with the Louisiana Adverse Childhood Experiences Education Program. She discusses: the definition of adverse childhood experiences; the development of a child’s brain; the results of a national study on the impact of adverse childhood experiences on an adult’s health; and how the community can help.