ACE Educator Training: Presentation Components

What we offer Description Length
Understanding ACEs: Building Self-Healing Communities An in-depth presentation introducing the short- and long-term effects of ACEs, the findings of the ACE Study, core protective factors, and building resilient communities. This is our foundational presentation and recommended starting point. Can last 1 – 3 hours. 1-2.5 hours
The Parent Child Relationship as a Space for Healing This presentation provides an overview of the impact of adversity and explores strategies to create caring and emotionally responsive relationships between children and adults that can serve as a buffer to the harmful effects of adverse childhood experiences. 1-2.5 hours
Introduction to Trauma-Informed Education This presentation provides information on the impact of trauma on learning, identifying signs of trauma in students, and best practices for schools and classrooms to respond to students in healing-centered ways. 1-2.5 hours
NEAR@Home Tailored to help home visitors have conversations about ACEs with parents and caregivers. NEAR stands for Neuroscience, Epigenetics, ACEs, and Resilience. Content overlaps with Understanding ACEs. 1-2.5 hours
Brain Architecture Game A cooperative game about experience-based brain development, providing a hands-on illustration of the connection between adversity and brain development. 1-1.5 hours
Documentary Films: Paper Tigers or Resilience Paper Tigers is a narrative-style documentary that tells the story of an alternative high school that uses ACE-Informed strategies to help students progress and heal.

Resilience is a documentary about several agencies and organizations throughout the country who have adopted trauma-informed approaches; showcasing real-life examples of ACEs science in action.

2 hours with discussion

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