Understanding Adverse Childhood Experiences - Level 2

Course Code: SC1FE418

Next available course:

Start DateLocationDuration
12/01/2022Community Based12 WeeksApply
25/04/2022Bispham Campus12 WeeksApply
20/09/2022Bispham Campus12 WeeksApply

Course Overview

Adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) are traumatic events occurring before age 18.

This includes all types of abuse and neglect as well as parental mental illness, substance use, divorce, incarceration, and domestic violence.

The qualification will help you to develop an understanding of adverse childhood experiences and will equip you with basic understanding of techniques for preventing and addressing adverse childhood experiences in practice.

It is aimed at anyone working or wishing to work with children and young people including nursery staff, teachers, health/social workers across health and social care, children and young people, nursing, public services and education and training.

It may also be of interest to those working in supportive roles with adults to understand the impact of their childhood experiences on them.  

The course is delivered remotely and runs over 12 weeks with 4.5 hours of scheduled contact time each week.

You will be assigned a subject specialist course tutor who will deliver the live scheduled sessions.

The tutor will also be available for weekly support and to guide you from the beginning to the completion of your qualification. 

Entry Requirements

No previous training or experience is required for this programme but you must be over 19 year of age on the 31 August before the course start date.

Qualification Obtained

Certificate in Understanding Adverse Childhood Experiences

Career Options and Progression

Assessment Methods

Teaching and Learning Methods

This course will be delivered remotely with live lectures and support sessions schedule for a total of 4.5 hours a week for 12 consecutive weeks from the course start date.

Within these sessions there will be tutor delivery, question and answer, discussion, group work tasks and individual tasks. 

It is expected that you will complete a minimum of 3 hours independent study, each week, outside of the class to complete the assessment tasks which take the form of electronic workbooks.

Industry Placement and Field Trips

Other Costs and Equipment Needed

Expert Tutors

All staff involved in the delivery of adult education courses within the College are approved to teach the subjects and modules they deliver. The approval process ensures that staff delivering a given programme are appropriately qualified and, where appropriate, possess relevant technical and industrial experience and professional practice.

Tuition Fees

Regulation and Accreditation

Terms and Conditions

European Structural and Investment Funds
Council for Independent Education
European Social Fund
Lancaster University
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