Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs)
Washington STARS credit: Health, Safety and Nutrition (1 hour)
1 Hour Online Training * Child Care Professional Development
Most students are able to use mobile devices such as tablets to the complete courses. However, each device is different, and an individual's skill level with the device may determine their success with using a mobile device. Use of an iPad, tablet, or cell phone is at your own risk.
Course Difficulty: Level 2-3 - This course has higher level vocabulary. The assignments are mostly open ended questions, it is a short course which offers an introduction to the topic. The course content is easy to follow and most students should be able to complete the course with moderate effort.
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Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) are common in the United States and bring with them some very negative short and long term effects. This topic serves the purpose of educating directors, trainers, and administrators about the basics of ACEs as well as neuroplasticity, brain development, and trauma-informed practices.
- Discuss familiarity of ACEs related information as part of a peer discussion.
- Describe ACEs in your own words.
- Evaluate the key points of ACES and trauma-informed practice and how to explain these points to adult learners.
- Laptop or PC
- Most students are able to use mobile devices such as tablets to complete courses. However, each device is different, and an individual's skill level with the device may determine their success with using a mobile device.
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- Microsoft Edge, Safari and Firefox are other acceptable browsers.
- Internet Explorer is no longer supported by Microsoft, and you may have issues if you use it to take training.
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- Outdated operating systems may cause technical difficulties.
- Slow internet speed may impact loading time.
- Videos may require Adobe Flash Player.