Rev. James Encinas - Child Abuse/Domestic Violence Service Provider, Parent educator, Florida
With his background as an actor, grade school teacher, speaker, and parent education specialist, James Encinas uses his creative skills in experiential workshops to instruct participants about the impact of trauma on childhood development. His book, Wheeling to Healing...Broken Heart on a Bicycle: Understanding and Healing from Adverse Childhood Experiences, is a memoir as well as a short history of the ACEs study. James is a Fellow from the first class of Aspen Institute's Teacher Leaders, a member of the Aspen Global Leadership Network and an activist for healing.