Unveiling the Impact of Adverse Childhood Experiences on Adult Health and Well-being

There’s always discussion in the field of Education about “Adverse Childhood Experiences” (ACEs), types of traumatic events that occur during childhood before the age of 18. 

When children experience trauma and educators can understand its impact, trauma-informed interventions can be developed, reducing the negative consequences. Communities have also become involved in decreasing ACEs by creating educational campaigns against abuse and mistreatment and helping develop more positive outcomes for children and their families.​

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The Adverse Childhood Experiences quiz
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Childhood trauma research conducted in the ’90s discovered that there is a connection between the number of ACEs a person experiences and adverse adult outcomes. The resulting negative results included physical health and medical issues, mental illness, addiction, and risk-taking behaviors.
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DianeMetcalf.com