Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE’s) a modular, trauma informed approach

Date & Time:

Wednesday 30 October 2019 (09.30 - 16.00)

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Chaucer Centre, Canterbury Rd, Morden. SM4 6PX


  • ACES - the Classical Research 
  • Current research and practice - The evidence of ACEs in Social Care, and particularly the effects in adolescence, looked after children and placement breakdown, impact on children’s health, self- harming behaviour , offending behaviour , related gang and substance abusing, impact of exposure to war and refugees
  • The importance of early identification and intervention with ACEs when identified.
  • The impact of ACEs and the neurobiological evidence - toxic stress, inflammatory responses, temperament, and social support and factors which increase or lessen the impact 
  • A review of therapeutic approaches - trauma informed care
  • The relevance and value of a modular approach to meet the complex needs of children and families
  • The assessment process including a discussion of the value of the ACEs framework, and the introduction of the 7 stage process of assessment, information gathering , analysis including the ACE score, and establishing protection needs, and the capacity for response to intervention
  • Exploration of the relevance to participants work task, and future planning - training


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Further Information:



Prof Arnon Bentovim

Venue Details:

Chaucer Centre, Canterbury Rd, Morden. SM4 6PX