The NCFE CACHE Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) is a comprehensive course designed to provide individuals with a deep understanding of the impact of adverse childhood experiences on the development and well-being of children. This course is particularly relevant for professionals working in fields such as education, social work, counselling, healthcare, and child protection, who aim to enhance their knowledge and practice in supporting individuals affected by ACEs.
Throughout the course, students will explore the various types of adverse childhood experiences, including abuse, neglect, household dysfunction, and exposure to violence or substance misuse. They will delve into the long-term effects of ACEs on physical and mental health, cognitive development, and social relationships, gaining insights into the potential challenges and vulnerabilities faced by affected individuals.
The curriculum will cover key theories and research on ACEs, equipping students with a solid foundation to identify and understand the signs and symptoms of trauma in children. Students will learn how to create safe and supportive environments that promote resilience and recovery for those who have experienced ACEs.
Emphasis will be placed on developing practical strategies and interventions to mitigate the negative impact of ACEs and promote healing and positive outcomes. Students will learn how to effectively communicate and engage with children and their families, fostering trust, empathy, and collaboration. They will explore trauma-informed approaches, resilience-building techniques, and the importance of multi-agency collaboration in supporting individuals affected by ACEs.
Throughout the course, students will also examine the ethical and legal considerations associated with working with individuals affected by ACEs, ensuring they are equipped with the necessary knowledge and skills to navigate complex situations sensitively and professionally.
By the end of the course, students will have gained a comprehensive understanding of adverse childhood experiences and their impact on individuals. They will possess the knowledge and skills necessary to identify, respond to, and support children and families affected by ACEs in a compassionate and trauma-informed manner. Successful completion of the NCFE CACHE Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Adverse Childhood Experiences will enhance professional practice and open doors to a range of rewarding careers dedicated to improving the lives of those impacted by ACEs.
Who is an Adverse Childhood Experiences Course for?
This course is specifically designed for professionals who work directly or indirectly with children and individuals who may have experienced adverse childhood experiences (ACEs). It is particularly valuable for individuals working in fields such as education, social work, counselling, healthcare, child protection, and related sectors.
Professionals who wish to deepen their understanding of ACEs and enhance their ability to support and advocate for children and families affected by trauma will greatly benefit from this course.
Whether you are a teacher, social worker, counsellor, healthcare provider, or any other professional involved in the care and well-being of children, the NCFE CACHE Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Adverse Childhood Experiences will equip you with the knowledge and skills necessary to create nurturing environments, identify signs of trauma, and implement trauma-informed approaches to promote healing and resilience.
Careers With Adverse Childhood Experiences
This course is for individuals who work with young children. Including professionals employed in childcare settings, such as education, social work, counselling, healthcare, child protection, and related sectors.
Job roles this qualification could support include:
- Nursery Worker (£14,000 to £24,000)
- Health Play Specialist (£20,329 to £31,533)
- Learning Mentor (£14,500 to £25,000)
Unit 1 - Exploring childhood and family structure
Unit 2 - Introduction to adverse childhood experiences
Unit 3 - Developing strategies to improve outcomes for children affected by adverse childhood experiences
This course is nationally accredited!
We are partnered with the nation's leading colleges and training providers across the United Kingdom. This means many of our qualifications, including this one, are nationally recognised.
This course is nationally accredited! It has been quality checked by an external awarding body to ensure you get the best possible results.
- Achieve a nationally recognised Level 2 qualification
- Evidence your competency to employers
- Further your personal and professional development
- Learn at a time that suits you without the need to attend college
Is this course for me?
This course is fully funded and available to anyone who falls within the eligibility requirements below:
• Age 19+
• EU / UK Resident for 3+ years
* Not enrolled on another government funded course