Adverse Childhood Experiences

This PowerPoint is a presentation designed to inform staff of:

1. What an ACE is.

2. The short and long term impact of ACEs on pupils.

3. The importance of trauma informed responses with young people.

Please Note: The information contained in this PowerPoint is a result of my own experience of adverse childhood experiences, poor mental health, extensive reading and 20 years teaching experience; it is not based on medical qualifications or experience.

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Adverse Childhood Experiences: What's it got to do with me?

What are Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs)? What is the lasting legacy of childhood trauma and what impact does it have on the development of the brain? By using a mixture of poetry and scientific information, the answer to these questions are provided showing how organisations can respond.

Nip in the Bud - Handling Disclosures: Children and Trauma.

In this five minute film David Trickey, consultant clinical psychologist at the Anna Freud Centre, offers techniques and advice for teachers who find themselves faced with a child disclosing experiences of a traumatic nature.

A factsheet regarding how to handle disclosures of trauma and abuse can be found here.