Childhood Disrupted Events


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July 7, 2015
Book talk and book signing with Donna Jackson Nakazawa
The Ivy Bookshop
Baltimore, MD

July 15, 2015
1:15 PM
The Staying Young Radio Show

3:17 PM
The Michael Dresser Show
A Radio Show with Michael Dresser

8:00 PM
Conversations in Care
A Podcast with Tami Neumann

July 16, 2015
10:00 AM
The Changing Behavior Network
A Radio-Style Podcast with Dr. James Sutton

11:30 AM
Women’s Watch
WBZ Boston

July 17, 2015
7:00 PM
Discussion & Book Signing with Donna Jackson Nakazawa
The Annapolis Bookstore
35 Maryland Avenue
Annapolis, MD 21401
(410) 280-2339

August 5, 2015
7:00 PM
Health Media Now—It’s All About Being Healthy
An Online Radio Program with Denise Messenger

August 13, 2015
The Trauma Therapist Podcast
with Guy Crawford

August 18, 2015
1:00 PM
Happy Healthy You
A Podcast with Connie Bowman

August 27
11:10 AM
Healthy Talk
A Live RadioMD Program with Dr. Michael Smith

September 14, 2015
Children’s and Teen’s Health Summit

September 22, 2015
7:00 PM
Talk with Donna Jackson Nakazawa
The Baltimore Free School
Books will be available for purchase.

September 27, 2015
Noon to 3:00
Donna Jackson Nakazawa talking and signing books
The Baltimore Book Festival

September 29, 2015
1:00 PM ET
“About Health” with Rona Renner
KPFA Radio San Francisco
Details TK

October 6, 2015
2:30 PM
The Joan Slotkin Podcast

October 17, 2015
2:00 PM
Meet the Author: Donna Jackson Nakazawa
Perry Hall Library
9685 Honeygo Boulevard
Perry Hall, MD 21228
(410) 887-5195
Books will be available for purchase, courtesy of the Ivy Bookstore.

October 19, 2015
1:00 – 2:00
Midday with Dan Roddricks
WYPR NPR Baltimore

November 13, 2015
1:00-5:00 PM
Intergenerational Trauma and Post Traumatic Growth
The New Day Campaign
College Community Center, CCBC Dundalk
John E. Ravekes Theatre,
7200 Sollers Point Rd, Dundalk MD, 21222

March 3, 2016
6:30-8:30 PM
Safe Shores — The DC Children’s Advocacy Center
Screening of The Raising of American and Panel Discussion
on Childhood Trauma and Well-Being
429 O Street, NW
Washington DC

March 5, 2016
Saint Martin’s Authors’ Luncheon
Chesapeake Bay Beach Club
500 Marina Club Rd
Stevensville, MD 21666

April 16, 2016
2:30 PM
The Annapolis Book Festival
The Key School
Annapolis, MD

April 19, 2016
Healing Childhood Trauma
Legal Aid Society of New York
111 Livingston Street
Brooklyn, NY

July 13, 2016
Keynote, Healing Childhood Trauma
Conference on Trauma Informed Care
Johns Hopkins Medical Institution
Baltimore, MD

July 26, 2016
Paperback release of “Childhood Disrupted”

October 16, 2016
Duke Women’s Forum
The Ivy Bookshop
Baltimore, Maryland

This year’s Learning & The Brain Conference

April 8, 2017
Learning & The Brain Conference
Positive Student Minds: The Science of Promoting Positive Emotions, Empathy, Grit & Gratitude
Arlington, VA, Crystal Gateway Marriott
Childhood Disrupted: How Children’s Biography Becomes Their Biology, and How We Ensure Their Resiliency Donna Jackson Nakazawa, BA, Award Winning Science Journalist and Researcher; Author, Childhood Disrupted: How Your Biography Becomes Your Biology, and How You Can Heal (2015), which examines the lifelong consequences of adverse childhood experiences.

October 2-3, 2017
Keynote, booksigning and workshop, Children’s Trust of South Carolina
2017 Prevention Conference: Embracing Prevention, Empowering Communities
Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center
1101 Lincoln Street, Columbia, S.C.

October 15, 2017
Keynote Speaker, SIRPA Chronic Pain Conference
Chronic Pain: The Role of Emotions
Royal Academy of Medicine
Award-winning science journalist Donna Jackson Nakazawa who will discuss the decades of research linking adverse childhood experiences to ill-health, including chronic pain, in later life.
Register here.

October 19th, 2017
Keynote Speaker
Stony Brook Children’s Hospital School Intervention Program,
Helping Children with Chronic Illnesses Thrive
The role of adverse childhood experiences, including facing medical adversity and chronic conditions in childhood, in future adult health, and strategies for resilience building in children who have suffered from medical adversity.
Stony Brook, New York
Register here.

November 14th, 2017
1 p.m. EST, I’ll be giving a live interactive chat & talk on
Well-Being, Self-Care, and ACEs, as part of ACEs Connection 2017 Parenting With ACEs Fall Chat Series
(How to Attend Online Chats:
Members of ACEs Connection : Join Parenting with ACEs Community & go there at time/day of chat.)

March 4th, 2018
Keynote Speaker
Becoming Trauma Informed Practitioners
Nutritional Therapy Association Conference, Vancouver, WA
Donna Jackson Nakazawa, Award Winning Science Journalist and Researcher; Author, Childhood Disrupted: How Your Biography Becomes Your Biology, and How You Can Heal (2016), discusses the lifelong consequences of adverse childhood experiences.

May 31st, 2018
9 – 12:00
Keynote Speaker
Continuing Practitioner Education credits
Becoming Trauma Informed
Rutgers University Behavioral Health Care

June 9, 2018
Keynote Speaker
Continuing Medical Education credits
Becoming Trauma Informed
Annual Pediatric Conference
Golisano Children’s Hospital of Southwest Florida

February 21st, 2019
Keynote Speaker
The Children’s Home Society of North Carolina
Winston Salem, North Carolina
Short video clip featuring Donna’s lecture, by Emmy-nominated
NBC TV news reporter Wanda Starke.

March 7, 2019
Keynote Speaker
Workshop Leader
5 hours of Continuing Clinical Education credits
2019 CarePlus Foundation Annual Education Conference
Bergen Community College
8:30 to 3:00