Children's Bodies Keep Score: The Adverse Childhood Experiences Study (ACEs) and Psychopathology in Youth and Adults
Karen Wells Distinguished Lecture - Sponsored by Hans Lowenbach Memorial Fund. George W. Holden, Ph.D. is Professor and Chair of the Psychology Department at Southern Methodist University in Dallas, TX. Holden's research interests are in the area of social development, with a focus on parent-child relationships. His work, into the determinants of parental social cognition and behavior, discipline and positive parenting, and the causes and consequences of family violence, has been supported by grants from the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Justice, Department of Health and Human Services, the Guggenheim Foundation, the Hogg Foundation for Mental Health, the Timberlawn Research Foundation, and the U.S. State Department. He is the author of numerous scientific articles and chapters, as well as the author or editor of five books. Holden is a fellow of the American Psychological Society (APS) and a member of four other societies, including the Society for Research in Human Development (SRHD), where he served as president. In 2018, he received the Distinguished Career Award from the International Society for the Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect. He has been or is on the editorial boards of Child Development, Developmental Psychology, Journal of Emotional Abuse, Journal of Family Psychology, and Parenting: Science and Practice.