December 12, 2013. 12:00 PM– 1:00 PM.  “Karina Forrest-Perkins, MHR LADC is the Executive Director of Prevent Child Abuse Minnesota.  When children are subjected to trauma or toxic stress, their brain development is disrupted. This session addresses how the brain is intended to develop, the impact of toxic stress on the brain, the impact on behavior, protective factors that help prevent child maltreatment, why prevention is the most caring strategy for our society, what we can do collectively and individually, and where to find resources.”