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

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 [...]

Podcast: discussing Adverse Childhood Experiences

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 [...]

Resiliency Accelerator – creating a global network

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 [...]

Resiliency Accelerator – starting a global conversation

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 [...]

The Science Behind Adverse Childhood Experiences

Never has it been so important that we truly consider what impact the last six months and what’s happening now, may have on our young people. Schools and education providers across the country (and in fact the world) will play a pivotal role in supporting young people, through what for many will be significant [...]

2021-02-04T12:58:31+00:00September 17th, 2020|Childhood adversity, Routine Enquiry|0 Comments

Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE), Trauma and Resilience for Schools Post Pandemic

The online seminars I ran earlier this month on Childhood Adversity, Trauma and Resilience were oversubscribed and as a result I had a lot of requests to repeat these events. I have specifically been asked to put on similar introductory seminars with a focus on schools. So, I am hosting two virtual seminars on [...]

Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACES), Trauma & Resilience

The topic of trauma-informed practice has never been more relevant. In the midst of the coronavirus pandemic and lockdown – and in its aftermath – we need to consider the role of childhood adversity and subsequent traumatising experiences in the lives of the people we are supporting. Social and psychological problems have been increasing [...]

ACE enquiry – What it is, what it isn’t and why it’s important.

The current coronavirus public health crisis is impacting everyone, in ways, only a few weeks ago few of us could have imagined. Tragically, for many children and vulnerable adults in particular, this summer may be the defining event in their lives; as they are trapped in adverse circumstances, unable to readily access the network of [...]

Shake the Disease

We have all heard the phrase, “an ounce of prevention is better than a pound of cure!”. A phrase first offered as a warning about the risk of fires to the people of Philadelphia by Benjamin Franklin – is often cheerfully offered in everyday conversations. However, when we look at population health, I wonder [...]

2020-04-10T10:57:13+01:00February 7th, 2018|Childhood adversity|0 Comments
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