About the Presentation
Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) can impact the way children and families interact with and access medical services. Clinics with trauma-informed policies and systems provide the best care possible for those most in need.
Dr. Teri Pettersen is the pediatric consultant for the Oregon Psychiatric Access Line about Kids (OPAL-K) team. She attended medical school at The University of Alabama School of Medicine in Birmingham, then completed a pediatric residency at OHSU. She worked as a pediatrician at The Children's Clinic in Portland for 26 years, with a career-long interest and focus on mental health within the primary care setting.
This training is intended for medical professionals in clinical and outpatient settings.
Oregon Pediatric Society
The Oregon Pediatric Society (OPS) is a state chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics. They engage with policy advocacy, quality improvement programs that support practice change, and educating providers and systems who serve children.