NI ACE Conference 2020 – Presentations and Conference Report

The third annual ACE Conference was held on in March 2020 and brought together 136 delegates in the Hilton Hotel, Templepatrick, to share learning from the journey so far, hear examples of best practice happening elsewhere, and explore the next steps to lead a Trauma Informed System into the New Decade.

To view the presentations from the conference please visit – https://www.safeguardingni.org/roadmap-developing-trauma-informed-nation.

The Northern Ireland ACE Conference 2020 Report is also available to downloaded  at the link below.

NI ACE Conference 2020 Report

 

 

 

 

 

Trauma | ACES | Resilience – Resources

In response to requests for further information following screenings of the ‘Resilience’ documentary, the attached resource document has been produced to help raise awareness of existing information, research, multi-media information and links to work carried out with regards to Adverse Childhood Experiences, Resilience and Trauma Informed Practice.

Download ACEs Resource Document

We hope that you find the information contained useful and we would encourage you to share the attached resource document with any of your own contacts who you feel would benefit. 

 

ASCERT Commissioned by Safeguarding Board for Northern Ireland to Deliver ACEs Training

 

ASCERT has been commissioned by the Safeguarding Board for Northern Ireland (SBNI), to provide training for staff and volunteers working in the community and voluntary sector in Northern Ireland to increase awareness of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs), and Trauma Informed Practice.

The course is relevant to anyone working with children and/or adults where ACEs may be affecting their health/wellbeing. Participants will have the opportunity to:

• Develop an increased awareness of the potential impact of Adverse Childhood Experiences on individuals and communities.
• Develop an enhanced understanding of the impact of Trauma and ACEs on the brain and possible subsequent behaviour.
• Increase their knowledge of emotional health & wellbeing and support pathways for both staff and services users.

This training is FREE and is available in venues across Northern Ireland. Registration for this training can be completed online at the ASCERT website.

Please note, the training sessions being delivered by ASCERT are ONLY available to the community and voluntary sector. If you work in another sector you should contact SBNI directly for information on what other training opportunities in this area that are available. Visit: www.safeguardingni.org

Anyone who is interested in finding out more about this course and how to book onto it can visit: www.ascert.biz/training-consultancy/community-training/ or alternatively you can email: acetraining@ascert.biz or telephone 0800 2545 123 (and ask to speak to a member of the ASCERT Training Services team).

 

Level 1 ACE Training – May/June 2019

 

ASCERT are delivering a Level One ACE and Trauma Informed Practice Training Programme across the community/voluntary sector in Northern Ireland.

ASCERT welcome all staff and volunteers working across the sector to attend the 3 hour training sessions to enhance their knowledge of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and Trauma Informed Practice.

For further information please click below to view the schedule of training dates, venues and details on how to register.

 

 

 

 

ACE-Trauma Informed Practice Stakeholder Workshops May 2019

The Safeguarding Board for Northern Ireland are holding a series of workshops to deliver ACE Awareness and Trauma Informed Practice Training across health, social care, education, justice and the community/voluntary sector in Northern Ireland.

A series of information workshops are being delivered to the various sectors, including the community/voluntary sector, with the following aims:

a) Engage with the community & voluntary sector to help us to understand your current level of ACE awareness and relevant training needs to be more trauma sensitive in your work and practice.

b) Explore opportunities and challenges of embedding trauma informed practice in your service / team / organisation.

 

Date/Time: Tuesday 7th May 2019 : 9.30 – 12.30
Location: St. Columb’s Park House, Derry
Register: https://vcs-derry.eventbrite.co.uk/
View the flyer here.

Date/Time: Tuesday 9th May 2019 : 9.30 – 12.30
Location: NICVA, Belfast
Register: https://vcs-belfast.eventbrite.co.uk/
View the flyer here.

Date/Time: Tuesday 10th May 2019 : 9.30 – 12.30
Location: The Junction, Dungannon
Register: https://vcs-jct.eventbrite.co.uk/
View the flyer here.

To register your interest please click on the relevant link above.

Numbers are limited so early booking is essential. 

Please note: Registering your interest in this workshop does not guarantee a place. You will be contacted once registration closes on 1 May with confirmation.