Part One: Overview of the Prevalence of Trauma: The ACES (Adverse Childhood Experiences) Study
About this Webinar
Using a trauma informed approach is often described as moving away from asking the question “what is wrong with you?” to asking “what happened to you?” This training series will support participants in understanding the prevalence of trauma and it’s impact on the health and well being of survivors when it is not recognized and treated. It will also provide information on how they can support survivors by providing empowering interventions that support resilience. The concept of vicarious trauma will also be addressed.
What you’ll learn
At the end of the course, participants will be able to:
- Describe the “dose effect” findings of the ACES study.
- Identify 3 neurobiological effects of toxic stress and trauma can affect the lives of children and adults.
- Identify 3 of the long-term consequences of unaddressed trauma.