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Understanding Adverse Childhood Experiences Level 2 Certificate (Online)

In Brief

Start Date /

This course can be started at any time throughout the academic year and is expected to take between 6-8 weeks to complete.

Entry requirements

You must be aged 19 years or over as at the start of the academic year (31 August).

You will achieve

NCFE CACHE Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Adverse Childhood Experiences.

Course overview

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.

This qualification will provide you with an opportunity to develop an understanding of adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) relevant to your current or future roles and will equip you with basic understanding of techniques for preventing and addressing adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) in practice.

Course content

You are required to successfully complete three mandatory units:

  • Exploring childhood and family structures
  • Introduction to adverse childhood experiences
  • Understand strategies to improve outcomes for children affected by adverse childhood experiences

Units are assessed by online; reflective reviews or short answer questions.

You will require the use of a laptop or PC with internet connection.

You will study at home. There is no College attendance required.

Those who achieve this qualification could progress to:

  • Level 2 Certificate in Awareness of Mental Health Problems
  • Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Children and Young People’s Mental Health
  • Level 2 Diploma in Health and Social Care
  • Level 3 Diploma in Supporting Teaching and Learning

How much does the course cost?

This course is fully-funded to anyone who meets the Eligibility Criteria. Eligibility criteria as follows: Candidates must be aged 19 or over on 1 August 2019 If you live in one of the areas listed below, this course will be free! Barnsley, Rotherham, Doncaster or Sheffield Candidates age 19-23 must already hold a full Level 2 qualification Candidates must have lived within the EU for the last 3 years Not enrolled onto any other course and must not have completed their chosen course previously If the you meet the eligibility criteria these distance learning courses will be provided FREE OF CHARGE within the following guidelines: – You must complete your training successfully within the agreed time scales which will be set at time of induction. Where work is not completed by the expected end date or the candidate withdraws from the course a standard £125 fee per person will be payable by the person undertaking the training.

Understanding Adverse Childhood Experiences Level 2 Certificate (Online)

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