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Opening Doors - creating a trauma informed workforce
From a video by NHS Scotland
A video to open discussion on knowing how to adapt the way companies work to make a positive difference to people affected by trauma and adversity. Trauma is everybody’s business.
More than eight in ten men in prison suffered childhood adversity
From an article by Public Health Wales
Children who experience ACEs are more likely to adopt health-harming and anti-social behaviours as adults, are at much greater risk of poor health throughout life, and may have greater needs for support from healthcare and other public services.
How compassion can triumph over toxic childhood trauma
From an article by The Conversation
Supportive relationships are a key ingredient for change. Support from friends, family, spouses or neighbours or involvement in community can boost the quality and security of life for people.
Childhood trauma could affect the next generation
From an article by Quartz
For every type of “adverse childhood event” (ACE) a parent went through, their children had 19% higher odds of poorer health and 17% higher odds of having asthma.
One school’s story of building resilience
From a video by ACE-Aware Scotland
Steps that staff have been taking as they work to put relationships and well-being at the heart of every single learning opportunity they offer to the 500 children in their care.
From a video by Wavecrest Films
A film made after a 5-year-old talked with his friend about learning how emotions affect different parts of the brain, and how to calm down by taking deep breaths.
Stories of resilience
Over the past 18 months, some charities in Scotland working in partnership with churches have been running a remarkable campaign to help make Scotland the first Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE) Aware nation in the world.
Breaking the silence on child abuse
From a guest blog by Tony Thompson
Nobody really knows how many adults were abused as children, either sexually, physically or emotionally. The devastating long-term impact of child abuse is only beginning to be widely understood.
Becoming a trauma sensitive school
Beacon House have a great list of resources on their website as recommended to them by teachers, parents and mental health professionals.
Invisible Walls Wales
From a blog by Lemos&Crane
Results of an initiative focused on supporting prisoners in maintaining strong bonds with their families, particularly their children and partners
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