Adverse Childhood Experiences: Policy context

Derren Hayes
Tuesday, September 29, 2020

The basis for much of the work in the UK and internationally on adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) is drawn from a 1997 US study by CDC Kaiser on childhood traumas. This study identified a list of 10 ACEs that then formed the basis for a questionnaire used by researchers as a screening tool to assess the impact of childhood trauma on adults.

The support hub in Wales works to tackle and prevent ACEs, and brings experts together to share best practice.
The support hub in Wales works to tackle and prevent ACEs, and brings experts together to share best practice.

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