Adverse Childhood Experiences Lunchtime Seminar

3 April 2019

Adverse Childhood Experiences Lunchtime Seminar

The Social Care Council would like to invite you to our next Lunchtime Seminar titled; Building an ‘ACE’ Aware and Trauma Informed Workforce will be presented by Social Care Implementation Manager from The Safeguarding Board Northern Ireland, Sheina Rigg.

This seminar will look at what ACEs (Adverse Childhood Experiences) are and what their potential impact is upon behaviour and health in children and adults. Mitigating factors and preventative measures will be explored and we will discuss what trauma informed practice might look like in our organisation.


The key areas covered in this seminar will be:

· The potential impact of ACEs(Adverse Childhood Experiences) and trauma on child development, behaviour and long term outcomes for adults.

· Being trauma informed and using a trauma ‘lens’ in our work.

· Resilience factors.

· Considering support, self-care and resilience as workers


There is no charge to attend this seminar. To reserve your place, please click here to complete the Survey Monkey. Please note spaces are limited and will be allocated on a "first come, first served" basis.


The closing date for applications is Wednesday, 10 April, and confirmation of places will be emailed on the same day. If you require any further information, please contact us on: 02895 362329 or email:


The seminar will take place on Friday, 12 April 2019, from 12 noon to 2 pm at 7th Floor Millennium House, 19 – 25 Great Victoria Street, Belfast.


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