Research Briefing: Adverse Childhood Experiences

In this video from the 2011 Dart Center workshop "Out of the Shadows: Reporting on Intimate Partner Violence," Robert Anda, M.D. presents the stunning findings from a CDC study of the effects of adverse experiences in early childhood.

Robert Anda, senior researcher in Preventive Medicine and Epidemiology at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, talks about the Adverse Childhood Experience (ACE) study,  shedding light on the relationship between multiple categories of childhood trauma and health and behavioral outcomes later in life. John Pope, CDC Fellow and Metro reporter for the Times-Picayune leads a discussion. Bruce Shapiro, executive director of the Dart Center for Journalism and Trauma, introduces.

This video is from a two-day workshop held at the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism in October, 2011, made possible by generous funding from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation: "Out of the Shadows: Reporting on Intimate Partner Violence."