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Course Overview

Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) encompass a range of traumatic events that can have profound and lasting effects on children’s lives. This course is structured to provide a deep understanding of ACEs and guide you in adopting trauma-informed care practices that make a positive impact on children’s well-being.

Join us on this transformative journey to gain a deeper understanding of ACEs and develop the skills to provide the support and care that every child deserves. Together, we can make a positive impact on the lives of children who have experienced adversity.

What You Will Learn

  • Understand ACEs:
    • Define Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and recognize their prevalence.
    • Identify the various types of ACEs and their impact on children’s development.
  • Effects of ACEs:
    • Explore the physical, emotional, and cognitive effects of ACEs on children.
    • Understand the link between ACEs and long-term health outcomes.
  • Trauma-Informed Care:
    • Gain a comprehensive understanding of trauma-informed care principles.
    • Learn how to create a safe and supportive environment for children who have experienced trauma.
  • Resilience Building:
    • Discover strategies to nurture resilience in children with ACEs.
      • Explore activities and approaches that promote healing and well-being.
  • Implementation in Practice:
    • Apply trauma-informed care practices in various professional settings.
    • Develop strategies for effective communication and collaboration with colleagues, parents, and guardians.
  • Community and Resources:
    • Explore available resources and support networks for children affected by ACEs.
    • Understand the role of the community in creating a trauma-informed environment.

Who Should Take This Course?

  • Early Years Practitioners
  • Nursery Managers
  • Childminders
  • Parents and Caregivers
  • Students studying Early Childhood Education


Upon successful completion of the course, you will receive a certificate of completion, recognizing your dedication to understanding ACEs and trauma-informed care.