Early life experiences are the foundational building blocks for development, learning, and health throughout a person’s lifetime. Trauma can have a long-term effect on well-being and functioning for children, adults, families, and our community.
The Zero Abuse Project offers well-established training on adverse childhood experiences (ACE) and trauma-informed care (TIC).
The purpose of training is to increase the community’s collective ability to support individuals who have experienced traumatic events through the provision of supportive trauma-informed strategies and services.
Comprehensive Trauma-Informed Care Training (6.5 hours)
Includes printed manuals for up to 30 participants ($600 value). Additional manuals can be purchased as needed.
Part One: Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE) Training (3 hours)
- Gain in-depth knowledge of ACE research
- Learn about the impact of trauma on development
- Increase your understanding of working with challenging behaviors
Part Two: Trauma-Informed Care Training (3.5 hours)
- Participate in group discussions and activities, facilitated conversations and problem solving exercises
- Learn strategies to promote resilience
- Identify practical trauma-informed care strategies
Join the growing number of schools, youth-serving organizations, healthcare and faith organizations that have hosted this important education!
Knowledge about ACEs can help early learning professionals better understand parent’s and children’s behaviors. This is especially important because interventions are the most impactful with young children.
Understanding the impact of ACEs on multiple generations can help leaders and volunteers in faith-based organizations better support the mind, body and spirit of individuals, families and communities.
When considering that childhood experiences influence individuals’ long-term health, information about ACEs provides healthcare professionals the opportunity to better understand, assess and support patients, and prevent future health concerns.
Receiving training about ACEs can help educators and administrators better understand children’s behaviors, develop appropriate interventions and help prevent risky youth behaviors.
Community and youth-serving
Understanding ACEs can help community-based and youth-serving organizations effectively serve the needs of the community by providing quality resources and referrals, and devising new strategies to manage population health.