Upcoming event: Policy & Practice lecture series on best practices for adverse childhood experiences

julie miller-cribbsOn April 8, the Oklahoma Department of Human Services (OKDHS) will host Dr. Julie Miller-Cribbs for her lecture, “Adverse Childhood Experiences: Responsive Practices in Service Delivery Across Multiple Domains” as part of its Policy & Practice lecture series. Dr. Miller-Cribbs (who’s previously done a guest post for the OK Policy Blog) will discuss practices in integrating approaches to research, training and service delivery for individuals with adverse childhood experiences. 

Dr. Miller-Cribbs is Professor and Interim Director of the University of Oklahoma’s Anne and Henry Zarrow School of Social Work, as well as a Research Associate in the School of Community Medicine. Previously, she worked as an emergency room social worker at a trauma facility in St. Louis, and with urban families and youth at social service agencies in Chicago and St. Louis. Dr. Miller-Gibbs’s research focuses on factors pertaining to vulnerability, strengths and functioning in the arenas of diversity, health and community life. She has presented her research at over 40 national and international conferences, and is the author of three books. 

This free public lecture will be Tuesday, April 8, from noon to 1pm at the Oklahoma History Center’s Chesapeake Room (800 Nazih Zuhdi Dr., Oklahoma City, OK 73105). For more information, contact the OKDHS Office of Planning, Research and Statistics at 405-521-3552. View the complete lecture series lineup here.

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Carly Putnam joined OK Policy in 2013. As Policy Director, she supervises policy research and strategy. She previously worked as an OK Policy intern, and she was OK Policy's health care policy analyst through July 2020. She graduated from the University of Tulsa in 2013. As a student, she was a participant in the National Education for Women (N.E.W.) Leadership Institute and interned with Planned Parenthood. Carly is a graduate of the Oklahoma Center for Nonprofits Nonprofit Management Certification; the Oklahoma Developmental Disabilities Council’s Partners in Policymaking; The Mine, a social entrepreneurship fellowship in Tulsa; and Leadership Tulsa Class 62. She currently serves on the boards of Restore Hope Ministries and The Arc of Oklahoma. In her free time, she enjoys reading, cooking, and doing battle with her hundred year-old house.

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