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The Intersection of Adverse Childhood Experiences, Sexual Abuse, and Substance Use Disorder

Friday, September 28, 2018
8:30 am to 5 pm

Clarion Inn Frederick Event Center
5400 Holiday Drive
Frederick, MD 21703

Hosted by:
Heartly House, Inc., Mental Health Association of Frederick County, Wells House, Inc., Frederick County Health Department

Sponsored by:
Precision Diagnostics, United Way of Frederick County, Whitesell Pharmacy

Register Online Today

If you don’t wish to register online, print and fill out the form below, then mail to: PO Box 1449, Frederick, Maryland 21702

Early Registration: $60.00
begins on June 21 – August 31

Regular Registration: $75.00
begins on September 1 – September 21


Topic Speaker
7:30a Registration and Breakfast start
8:30a Welcome and Instructions Cynthia Terl
8:40a Morning Keynote
Healing Neen: One Woman’s Path to Salvation from Trauma and Addiction
Tonier Cain
9:45m ACEs Presentation David Humphries
10:45a Break
11:00a Breakout Sessions
  1. ACEs and ALICE: Asset Limited, Income
    Constrained, Employed Population
Malcolm Furgol – United Way Frederick County
  1. ACEs and Mental Health: Toxic Stress and
Shannon Aleshire – Mental Health Association of Frederick County
  1. ACEs and Substance Use Disorder: The National
    Perspective on NAS, Early Childhood
    Development and ACES
Marla Oros – Mosaic Group
  1. ACEs and Sexual Assault: Adult Sexual
    Victimization and Perpetration
Dr. Inga James – Heartly House, Inc.
12:00p Buffet Lunch Included
1:00p Keynote
Impact of sexual assault on ACEs score and subsequent life experiences
Doug Tinder
2:00p Breakout Sessions
  1. The Perfect Storm: Sex Trafficking, Substance
    Use Disorder and ACEs
Heather Moreno – Heartly House, Inc.

Theresa Hiegel – Frederick
County Sheriff’s Department
  1. Substance Use Disorder: Harm Reduction
Andrea Walker and Jessica Ellis – Frederick County Health Department

Andrew Bell – Maryland Department of Health
  1. Sexual Violence Prevention: A Public Health
Nina Carr – Heartly House, Inc.
  1. Stigma and a Life Influenced by ACEs
Peter Brehm – The Frederick Center
3:15p Break
3:30p Panel Discussions – Reflections and Response Dr. Barbara Brookmyer

Christina Trenton

Shannon Alshire

Inga James

Malcom Furgol

Marla Oros

5:00p Adjourn

For questions, comments or concerns, please contact us:

The Summit of Intersections
PO Box 1449, Frederick, Maryland 21702


September 28
8:30 am - 5:00 pm


Clarion Inn Frederick
5400 Holiday Drive
Frederick, MD 21703 United States
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