Dudley ACE’s Online Training

In partnership with West Midlands Violence Prevention Alliance (West Midlands PCC) , we are pleased to launch this FREE online training: Introduction to Adverse Childhood Experiences. Available online NOW: https://www.acesonlinelearning.com/

This course is aimed at practitioners, professionals and volunteers who work with children, young people and their families.

Over approximately 50 minutes, this online training covers the following modules:

  1. Introduction to ACEs: By the end of this section you will be able to identify adverse experiences that can impact on a child’s development and their response to stress.
  2. Brain Development in the Early Years: By the end of this section you will understand the importance of healthy brain development in a child’s early years and the impacts of toxic stress.
  3. The Impact of Childhood Adversity: By the end of this section you will understand that experiencing adversity in childhood can have a significant impact over a person’s life course resulting in ill health, poor       wellbeing and in some cases premature death.
  4. Social, Health and Community Impacts of ACEs Early Trauma: By the end of this section you will be able to identify a range of social and community impacts resulting from ACEs.
  5. Protective Factors: By the end of this section you will be able to give key examples of ‘Protective Factors’ that can help prevent ACEs and different strategies that can help build resilience.
  6. Looking at ACEs Through a Trauma Informed Lens: By the end of this section you will understand what it means to look at adverse childhood experiences through a ‘trauma informed lens’.
  7. Building Resilience: By the end of this section you will understand how building resilience can help mitigate the impact of ACEs.

Please feel free to share the link to this course with colleagues and anyone else you feel may be interested.

We welcome any feedback you may have and would actively encourage you to forward this to  Ben Curtis (ben.curtis@barnardos.org.uk).