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Course Overview

Adverse childhood experiences can be direct, such as physical abuse, or indirect, for example the the divorce of parents. They have been shown to drastically impact a child's development, and can even lead to premature death. This course will give you the skills needed to support people with ACEs and help them overcome obstacles.

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Adverse Childhood Experiences

What will I learn?

This course is made up of three units:

  • Exploring childhood and family structures
  • Introduction to adverse childhood experiences
  • Developing strategies to improve outcomes for children affected by adverse childhood experiences

This course is particularly suited for anyone working to work in the education or care sector, but is valuable knowledge for any individual.

Eligibility Criteria

This course is government funded, you must meet the following criteria to be able to study for free:

  • You must currently live in England    
  • You must have been resident in the UK/EU for 3+ years, for purposes other than study    
  • You must be over the age of 19   
  • You must not be on an apprenticeship

There is a £125 cancellation fee if you enrol and do not complete or withdraw from the course. This fee is to cover administration costs. 

ACEs can be a predictor of addiction in later life.
25: the age at which your brain is fully developed.
1/2 people in the UK have one ACE; 10% have more than four.
6 ACEs can reduce your life expectancy by up to 20 years.

Studying made simple!

We don't like to make things more complicated than they need to be... Our courses are designed to be flexible around your work and family life. 

Step 1

Submit your enrolment form

You'll get instant access to begin your course

Step 2

We'll start processing your funding application

A tutor will be assigned to support you through your course, they can be contacted via phone, text or email

Step 3

You'll receive text reminders when your work is due

Your work will be marked by your Tutor and returned to you within 7 days.

Step 4

Submit your work

Once you've finished your course, we'll apply for your certificate. This will be posted to your home address within 6 months of completing your course.

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If you'd like to enrol, we'd love to welcome you on a course with us! 

Need support enrolling? 

If you'd like support with your enrolment, or want to make sure this is the right course for you, fill out your details below and a member of the team will be in touch. Alternatively, you can call us on 01388 741336.

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