Adverse Childhood Experiences

Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) are traumatic events that occur before the child reaches the age of 18. 


This infographic explains traumatic events impacting youth and how educators can best support them. This includes creating an inclusive space and promoting physical and mental wellness. 



Updated: April 2024

Trauma Informed Practices

Trauma Informed Practices (TIPs) is a strengths-based approach grounded in an understanding of the impact of trauma and creates opportunities to rebuild a sense of control and empowerment. 

This infographic provides strategies to create a learning environment where everyone feels safe, the importance of understanding how trauma impacts a child’s behaviour and the various ways to be trauma informed in the classroom. 

Updated: May 2024 

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