Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs)

(Up to 60 minutes)

This module explores the impact of Adverse Childhood Experiences.

In this module you will:

  • be aware of potential impact of ACEs

  • be aware of importance of preventing or mitigating ACEs


(15-20 minutes)

Please look at the introductory video clip and PowerPoint.

ACEs Level 1 - Education Sector


(15 minutes)

Reflect on the impact of Adverse Children Experiences on Individuals and Communities.

  • Who in your school would benefit from this training?

  • Why?

  • Was there anything in this clip that surprised you?


(20 minutes)

Think about pupils in your school and take the opportunity to think about their backgrounds.

  • From the video clip above, is there anything that you or a member of staff are already doing to support children with ACE?

Further Reading and Support Materials