2507, 2022

The world doesn’t change one person at a time..

By |July 25th, 2022|Childhood adversity, Mental health, Trauma-informed community|

Collaborating to help the NSPCC become a Trauma Informed Organisation Many of us have a vision of how the world needs to be. The key to making that vision a reality is to collaborate, to join forces with others who share that same vision. The American cultural anthropologist Margaret Mead once wrote “Despite current ads and slogans, the world [...]

2303, 2021

A county-wide approach to addressing adverse childhood experiences (ACEs)

By |March 23rd, 2021|ACE enquiry, Childhood adversity, Mental health|

Since January 2019, Warren Larkin Associates (WLA) was commissioned by Nottinghamshire County to work with partners to support them to not only respond to the impacts of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) but also to look at the causes and at ways in which they can be prevented. If you’ve read any of my blogs before you will know that I [...]

2203, 2021

Podcast: discussing Adverse Childhood Experiences

By |March 22nd, 2021|ACE enquiry, Childhood adversity, Mental health|

Dr Warren Larkin recently joined Zakra Yasin, (Public Health ACEs Programme Lead at Bradford Council), and Kerry Bennett (Integration & Change Manager Better Start Bradford), on their podcast which looked at Adverse Childhood Experiences and how they can affect outcomes in later life. Warren discussed what ACEs are, the Reach programme and how it supports prevention, and what resiliency [...]

803, 2021

Resiliency Accelerator – creating a global network

By |March 8th, 2021|ACE enquiry, Childhood adversity, Mental health|

Thank you to everyone who joined me and Becky Haas on the first Resiliency Accelerator. Over 60 people from 11 countries joined us, including professionals from as far as Canada, New Zealand and the US and as close to home as Dublin and Wales. Such was our participants enthusiasm and passion, that many of them were up in the [...]

1902, 2021

Resiliency Accelerator – starting a global conversation

By |February 19th, 2021|ACE enquiry, Childhood adversity, Mental health|

Alongside leading trauma-informed care practitioner Becky Haas, Dr Warren Larkin will be delivering a Resiliency Accelerator – an event designed to start a global conversation on the implementation of ACEs science. Becky Haas is based in Tennessee in the United States and will bring her perspective and experience from the USA. Both Warren and Becky will share best practise [...]

1002, 2021

Resilience Task Force a personal and professional journey

By |February 10th, 2021|Resilience Task Force|

June 2020 saw the launch of the Resilience Task Force campaign, with national media coverage across print, broadcast and a significant response on social media. The impact we saw was a long way from the time I spent ruminating in the garden between meetings during lockdown 1.0, feeling frustrated and concerned that the Government was not doing enough to [...]

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