Adverse Childhood Experiences & Trauma Informed Practice Training for Schools & Academies

Adverse Childhood Experiences & Trauma Informed Practice Training for Schools & Academies

Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) can have an incredibly damaging long-term impact on children’s future prospects and mental and physical health. Traumatic events can create high levels of toxic stress, which, if prolonged and persistent, can impact brain development and functioning. This course is designed for staff in educational settings to gain an understanding of ACEs and how to support those affected.

What is covered in this course?

  • Defining Trauma.
  • Defining Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs).
  • The Life-long Consequences of ACEs.
  • The Importance for Schools to Understand ACEs.
  • How schools can help to prevent ACEs.
  • Defining Trauma-informed practice.
  • The Key Principles of Trauma-Informed Practice.
  • How to become a Trauma-informed school.
  • The Dos and Don’ts of a Trauma-informed Classroom.

Our training is applicable to the following educational settings: Primary Schools, Primary Academies, Secondary Schools, Secondary Academies, Public Schools, Free Schools, Pupil Referral Units, SEND Schools and other post 16 settings.

To fulfil the latest HM Government statutory guidance, training is advised for the following roles:

  • All existing staff – Teachers, LSAs, HLTAs, TAs, Support Staff
  • All new recruits in roles named above as part of the induction process
  • Governance
  • Volunteers

The Admin dashboard

Our system requires no complicated setup. From the Admin Dashboard simply copy and send an invitation email to your staff with the login details for your school or academy. Once your staff commence training, all progress, results and CPD certificates are presented in the Admin Dashboard as evidence of training.

The Training site

Staff complete a course via any PC, Mac, Smartphone or Tablet. Each course is made up of an engaging multimedia presentation created using 3D animation, comprehensive course notes and a fully tracked multiple-choice assessment. On completion, staff can view and print their CPD accredited certificate.

All courses are kept up-to-date with any changes in legislation or policy ensuring practice in your school or academy is compliant with current requirements.

Time to complete course

Approximately 45 minutes

Course Video duration

26 minutes

CPD points

  • Provides a training audit trail to evidence compliance with statutory requirements on inspection
  • Stores CPD certificates for future access
  • Fully CPD accredited

Includes access to selected Safeguarding Webinars.

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