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ACE’s – Introduction to Adverse Childhood Experiences

1. An Introduction to ACE’s; 2. Brain Development in the Early Years; 3. The Impact of Childhood Adversity; 3 The Impact of Childhood Adversity; 4. Social, Health and Community Impacts of ACEs Early Trauma; 5. Protective Factors; 6. Looking at ACEs Through a Trauma Informed Lens; 7. Building Resilience.

Produced by Public Health, Home Office, West Midlands PCC, West Midlands Violence Prevention Alliance

50 minutes

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Adverse Childhood Experiences ACE’s

Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) are traumatic events that affect children while growing up, such as suffering child maltreatment or living in a household affected by domestic violence, substance misuse or mental illness. This short animated film has been developed to raise awareness of ACEs, their potential to damage health across the life course and the roles that different agencies can play in preventing ACEs and supporting those affected by them.

Produced by Public Health Wales

6 minutes

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Childhood Trauma and the Brain

A general introduction to what happens in the brain after children face traumatic experiences in childhood, like abuse and neglect.

Produced by UK Trauma Council

5 minutes

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