What is ACES? It stands for “Adverse Childhood Experiences”. Childhood experiences, both positive and negative, have a tremendous impact on future violence, victimization and perpetration, as well as lifelong health and opportunity. As such, adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) are an important public health issue.
What’s the good news? Whether you’re a caretaker, social worker, parent, prescriber, teacher or friend, you can be apart of the solution. When we all learn how take responsibility for preventing ACES, everyones life can change. Scroll down and watch the video below to learn more about ACEs and how you can register for trainings that can help you become more equipped to change more lives.
LEARN MORE ABOUT ACEs:
Learn how everyone can help prevent ACEs by using strategies to create safe, stable, nurturing relationships and environments for all children.
These trainings are collaboratively organized with multiple Community Service Boards throughout the state. Please note that we can also provide local ACES Interface trainings (from 1.5- 3 hours) upon request.
Training Host: Northwestern Community Services Board in conjunction with CSBs from throughout Virginia
Dates: October 18th
Time: 12noon – 3pm
Dates: November 30th