Addressing alcohol and drug-related issues: Reducing harm and supporting positive change.


Addressing alcohol and drug-related issues: Reducing harm and supporting positive change.


Level One Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE) Awareness (E-Learning) Programme

  • Duration 40m
  • Total Enrolled 771
  • Last Update July 7, 2021


This course is a FREE online training resource now available through the SBNI / EITP Trauma Informed Practice Project for staff across your organisation to build their understanding of adverse childhood experiences and trauma sensitive approaches to practice.

The aim of this programme is to raise awareness of the potential impact of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE) on individuals and communities.

Topics for this course

1 Lessons40m

ACEs Course

ACE’s Level 1 Quiz

About the instructor

4.60 (91 ratings)

18 Courses

779 students

Student Feedback


Total 90 Ratings

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very good

covered ACEs well


Very interesting and helpful

Very good

very good

great, thank you


clear information that makes you think

This module gave me a better understanding of Aces and how the affect children.

Good for beginners



It was very helpful and informative


I found this course very informative and helpful as an introduction to ACEs

Great course, very interesting and informative.

Good but found quiz a bit confusing

interesting and easy to complete

A good introduction in ACEs

Interesting material


Good course with very useful handouts/resource links

Very interesting and informative

The course was very informative.

beneficial and informative


good course love the tree with the branches and roots

A fascinating course and very useful as an introduction into ACEs and Trauma

The course was good.



Good inightful

yes,very succinct

Very informative!


very good

understanding how experiences at a young age effects children as they grow helps me understand their behaviour now

very knowledgeable


good thank you

Good general introduction to the subject. Thank you.

Informative and enjoyable

Super. Straightforward and informative

Very interesting.

very good

Very informative

really informative

Very informative

very informative

Very interesting and informative. Sadly I found the navigation somewhat confusing especially as I have been through the course three times but when I get to the questionnaire it says something like "Please return to the course and finish it before taking the quiz."

The presentation was useful and clearly presented.

Was very beneficial.

Informative content


very informative

Interesting, informative, and well presented

I thought it was very informative and a great way to think about trauma influencing our every day practice

informative and useful resources

Very well presented and informative

Informative and well presented course.


Very interesting and informative course. One drawback was I was unable to return to the previous slide without coming out of the presentation- a tech issue that did not detract from the valuable content

Informative course, highlighting the importance of understanding ACE's

very good

Very informative

very good

Excellent and worthwhile

Very informative

i enjoyed this course

Great insights and lots of information

Website not easy to navigate but the course itself was great

I found this to be an excellent course.

It helped highlight some ACEs, what may contribute to an ACE and the impact they may have on an individuals future. I still feel that I would like face to face training to cover ACEs in more detail.

Very informative

Found the course really useful and the learning outcomes

very informative!



very informative

great refresher!

Really interesting and easy to follow

Very easy to follow programme

Yes very informative

Very good


Great course, thank you. Very informative.

Excellent Course. Uses easily understood models to assist understanding and promote use of knowledge in practice.

The quiz asks some great questions

The quiz asks some good questions that may be related to ACES. However, some of these were not covered in the learning materials. For example, employers duties regarding health and wellbeing, or the building blocks of resilience.


Material Includes

  • Downloadable resources
  • Certificate of completion


  • Welcome to this programme on Adverse Childhood Experiences Awareness Level 1.  This is an introductory programme that aims to raise awareness of the potential impact of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) on individuals and communities.
  • Once you complete the course you will be asked to complete a short assessment to ascertain your understanding of the material before being able to view and print a statement of completion.

Target Audience

  • This course is suitable to anyone working or volunteering in the statutory, voluntary or community sectors in a role where they encounter childhood adversity
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