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Adverse Childhood Experiences

An adverse childhood experience refers to a traumatic event in a child’s history. Learn how to provide the support that is so desperately needed.

Adverse circumstances can have a negative impact on anyone’s life, but children and young people are particularly vulnerable. They might face difficult circumstances such as the death or divorce of parents, domestic violence, or national and international disasters. These types of adverse childhood experiences can have an impact on their development and mental health, which may continue into adulthood and affect their life chances. This fully online course will give you the skills you need to support children and young people affected by adverse childhood experiences. You will gain insight into how to strengthen their resilience and empower them to overcome the challenges they face.

This course is nationally accredited.

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Course Contents

Modules Covered

Unit 1 – Exploring childhood and family structure
Unit 2 – Introduction to adverse childhood experiences
Unit 3 – Developing strategies to improve outcomes for children affected by adverse childhood experiences


  • Achieve a nationally recognised Level 2 qualification
  • Evidence your competency to employers
  • Further your personal and professional development
  • Learn at a time that suits you without the need to attend college

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