Adverse Childhood Experiences

The purpose of this course is to help you understand what adverse childhood experiences are and how they may affect children growing up. Using statistical evidence, the course also highlights the potential impact that ACEs can have in adulthood. Not everyone who has been exposed to ACEs will have negative outcomes, but understanding ACEs will help support the work and relationships you have with children.

Course description

The purpose of the course is to help you:

  • understand what ACEs are & the two main categories
  • understand trauma including the concept of 'Fight, Flight or Freeze' mode
  • understand the term toxic stress and its effects on the developing brains of children and adolescents
  • understand attachment theory and the differences between secure and insecure attachment in children
  • be aware of the potential negative impact (supported by statistics) that being exposed to ACEs
  • understand what the protective factors are
  • understand what children and young people who experience trauma need to enable them to cope
  • improve your listening skills to help you understand the child’s perspective and offer them appropriate support
  • understand resilience and how working with parents can help a child become more resilient
  • understand what you can do to help break the cycle of ACEs when working with children and families.

Adverse Childhood Experiences, what are my buying options?

Buy as a standalone course

This course costs £20.49 excl. VAT and you can buy online today.



Buy as part of a training package

This course is included as part of our training course packages which combine a wide range of appropriate courses.

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Key features and benefits

Price £20.49 excl. VAT

Max. Duration 2 hours

Target Audience Education, Health & Social Care

  • Multi-User Discounts are available. If you need to buy for 10+ learners, please contact our team for a tailored pricing package.
  • One module with a multiple-choice questionnaire.
  • Two CPD credits with a personalised downloadable certificate.
  • 70% pass mark.
  • Optional narration of each module for accessibility.
  • Printable modules for future reference.
  • Course id: 196

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