Type Distance Learning
Qualification Level 2
Attendance Distance Learning
Adverse circumstances can have a negative impact on anyone’s life, but children and young people are particularly vulnerable. They might face difficult circumstances such as the death or divorce of parents, domestic violence, or national and international disasters. These types of adverse childhood experiences can have an impact on their development and mental health, which may continue into adulthood and affect their life chances. This fully online course will give you the skills you need to support children and young people affected by adverse childhood experiences. You will gain insight into how to strengthen their resilience and empower them to overcome the challenges they face.
Unit 01: Exploring childhood and family structures
In this unit learners will begin to explore the development of children and young people and different perspectives on childhood. The unit will also cover the role of the family and different family structures.
Unit 02: Introduction to adverse childhood experiences
This unit introduces learners to Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and potential outcomes for children impacted by ACEs. The unit also covers the role of the practitioner in supporting children.
Unit 03: Understand strategies to improve outcomes for children affected by adverse childhood experiences
In this unit learners will consider the role of the practitioner in supporting children impacted by adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) using strategies to develop resilience and improve outcomes.
Teaching and Assessment
Assessments are due at the end of each unit. Your tutor will assess your work and build up your portfolio of evidence of learning. A certificate will be awarded on satisfactory submission of evidence of learning for the units studied.
You will need to be over the age of 19 and been resident in the EU for at least 3 years. Learners must be educated up to Level 2 standard.
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