This 6 Preventing ACEs in future generations could reduce levels of: Compared with people with no ACEs, those with 4+ ACEs are: Heroin/crack cocaine American Journal of Preventive Medicine . Child •Robust evidence base linking ACEs to severe negative health and social outcomes across the life course [Slideshow Title - edit in Headers & Footers] 2 Hughes K, Bellis MA, Hardcastle KA, et al. Adverse childhood experiences and sources of childhood resilience: A retrospective study of their combined relationships with child health and educational attendance. best start in life principles (reducing the likelihood of Adverse Childhood Experiences occurring, building resilience, supporting parents). doi: 10.1016/S2468-2667(17)30118-4 ii. Bethell C., Gombojav N., Solloway M. and Wissow, L. Adverse Childhood Experiences, Resilience and Mindfulness- 1186/s12889-018-5699-8. Responding to adverse childhood experiences | 7 1.3 Overview of ACEs ACEs are stressful events occurring in childhood, such as being a victim of abuse, neglect, or growing up in a household in which alcohol or substance misuse, mental ill health, domestic violence or criminal behaviour resulting in incarceration are present (Felitti et al., 1998). losing a parent to abandonment or divorce o! physical and emotional neglect o! 2 Couper, S. & Mackie, P. (2016). A m J P r e v M e d 1998;14(4):245-58. witnessing a parent experience abuse o! physical, sexual, verbal abuse o! Please Note: The information contained in this PowerPoint is a result of my own experience of adverse childhood experiences, poor mental health, extensive reading and 20 years teaching experience; it is not based on medical qualifications or experience. b) Secondary preventative approach: identifying adverse events when they occur, at the earliest opportunity, in order to reduce the impact these experiences have on children and young people. 1998;14:245–258. rookings_STATIC_20121203b_mcp.pdf ACEs - Adverse Childhood Experience •! Adverse Childhood Experiences Initiative (NI) Dr. Suzanne Mooney & Dr. Stephen Coulter School of Social Sciences, Education & Social Work Queen’s University Belfast Correspondence to s.mooney@qub.ac.uk Helping practitioners talk with parents about difficult times when they were young Common ACEs o! ‘Polishing the diamonds’: Addressing adverse childhood experiences in Scotland. The effect of multiple adverse childhood experiences on health: a systematic review and meta-analysis. BMC Public Health, 18(792). bullying The Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE) Study [see comments]. a parent who's an alcoholic (or addicted to other drugs) or diagnosed with a mental illness o! DOI: 10. L a n c e t P u b l i c H e a l t h 2017;2(8):e356-e66. Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) in Wales For every 100 adults in Wales 47 have suffered at least one ACE duringdeveloping health-harming behaviours their childhood and 14 have suffered 4 or more. 3. childhood abuse and household dysfunction to many of the leading causes of death in adults: the adverse childhood experiences (ACE) study. www.worcestershire.gov.uk Adverse Childhood Experiences •An adverse childhood experience (ACE) describes a traumatic experience in a person’s life occurring before the age of 18. Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) are highly stressful, and potentially traumatic, events or situations that occur during childhood and/or adolescence It can be a single event, or prolonged threats to, and breaches of, a young person’s safety, security, trust or a link between childhood experiences, and adult health and wellbeing outcomes: Image from C DC (2016) Defining ACEs and trauma According to C orcoran and McNulty (2018) , adverse childhood experiences are “traumatic events (e.g., sexual abuse, physical abuse, emotional abuse)