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Understanding Adverse Childhood Experiences

Course Code: CACE
  • Level: 2
  • Qualification: Certificate
  • Awarding body: Northern Council for Further Education (NCFE)
  • Duration: 12 weeks
  • Course type: FREE (Eligibility Applies), Part-time, Short course
  • Time of day: Flexible
  • When you'll study: Distance learning (learn at a time and pace to suit you from the comfort of your own home or workplace)

What's it all about?

Adverse circumstances can have a negative impact on anyone’s life, but children and young people are particularly vulnerable. They might face difficult circumstances such as the death or divorce of parents, domestic violence, or national and international disasters. These types of adverse childhood experiences can have an impact on their development and mental health, which may continue into adulthood and affect their life chances. This fully online course will give you the skills you need to support children and young people affected by adverse childhood experiences. You will gain insight into how to strengthen their resilience and empower them to overcome the challenges they face.


IMPORTANT INFORMATION

  • Please note that the start dates shown for this course are for guidance only. You will start your course as soon as you have enrolled. 
  • This course is free, however if you do not complete it within an agreed timeline you will be required to pay a fee of £99.


Course information

The course covers the following areas:

  • exploring childhood and family structures
  • introduction to adverse childhood experiences
  • developing strategies to improve outcomes for children affected by adverse childhood experiences.

Please note that this course is only available to those 19 years old or over.

There are no specific entry requirements for this course.

You will be assessed via a portfolio of evidence.

This course will give you the skills to gain employment in the care industry, and is also an excellent qualification for those wishing to upskill. You may progress to a range of care courses at the College. https://www.cityplym.ac.uk/subject-areas/childcare-health-social-care/

Please note fees are quoted for one year only.

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