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Adverse Childhood Experiences Awareness Training

Southampton is part of a Pan Hampshire ambition to create an ‘ACEs Aware’ workforce that recognises and understands the impact of trauma on children, parents and vulnerable adults.  This ambition recognises that professionals will have varied levels of understanding already, but is intended to start a conversation about our way of working and potential to improve outcomes for service users.  The training is for any person’s working with children, parents or vulnerable adults in a professional capacity or as a volunteer.  This includes, social workers(Adults and Children’s), family workers, Police Staff, engagement staff from arts and cultural settings, sports and recreation services, public health and criminal justice professionals.

ACEs awareness is part of a suite of new training offer delivered by a range of partnership staff and trainers that is intended to support the growth in restorative ways of working with children, families, vulnerable adults and each other.

Length of Course

4.5 hours

Who should attend

Any and all professionals, volunteers, carers who work with children, parents and adults


Learning Outcomes

  • An increased awareness of how ACE’s and children, parents and your own experience of trauma can effect behaviour
  • Increased knowledge about trauma informed approaches
  • An opportunity to discuss and share perspectives with a range of practitioners from other agencies

Course dates and venues

No current dates available.

We will add more dates when we are able to.

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