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.
For more information on Trauma Informed Practices (TIPs) view the infographic on our website here.
Published: July 2023
ACEs can influence mental and physical health across the lifespan. The Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction (CCSA) has prepared a collection of ACEs-specific resources to support staff who work with individuals who use substances.
You can view this article here.