Wed, 21 Aug | The Redwell Centre

Understanding the affects of ACES, Adverse Childhood Experiences

This training for anyone who are supporting young people, their health and emotional wellbeing
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Understanding the affects of ACES, Adverse Childhood Experiences

Time & Location

21 Aug 2019, 10:00 – 14:00
The Redwell Centre, The Youth & Community Centre, Red Well Rd, Matson, Gloucester GL4 6JG, UK

About the Event

Being Ace Aware (Adverse Childhood Experiences)

Adverse Childhood Experiences have been linked to risky health behaviours, chronic health conditions, low life potential, and early death. As the number of ACEs increases, so does the risk for these outcomes and can then effect someones development through life.

Being Ace aware will help you understand the importance of safe, stable, nurturing relationships and environments for all children and young people. This 4 hour workshop will also cover, how to be ace aware, the risks young people are facing when dealing with adverse childhood experiences, personal resilience, the next steps in supporting someone with a high Ace score, using a holistic family overview and exploring the benefits of therapeutic interventions and local support services.

This study has had a positive impact on a broad range of health problems and on the development of skills that will help young people reach their full potential. Research has shown that if detected earlier, the person effected will benefit from having the support they need and will have the chance to reduce any negative behaviour or health patterns hat may be continuing for them.

Your trainer is Sarah, she has 26 years in supporting people and their mental wellbeing and offers her support to children, young people and adults. Sarah specialises in using creative methods to reach out to someone who may be feeling very shut down or depressed. With the support of her qualifications in Mindfulness, Mentoring, Counselling, Sound Therapy, Gender and LGBT diversity and Therapeutic Art she is supporting schools and local organisations to help support people in the Gloucestershire community.

Sarah has an enhanced DBS and is a member of the CMA, Complementary Medical Association and the BACP, British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy and is a Mental Health Champion for the charity MIND.

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