Adverse childhood experiences

The Early Intervention Foundation (EIF) has published a report examining the evidence relating to the prevalence, impact and treatment of adverse childhood experiences (ACEs), the extent to which ACEs should provide the basis for frontline practice and service design, and the known level of effectiveness and value of ACE-related approaches. The report finds that the popularity of the ACE narrative should not ignore the limitations in the evidence base or create the illusion there are quick fixes to prevent adversity or help people overcome it.

Read the news story: Adverse childhood experiences: what we know, what we don’t know, and what should happen next
Download the report: Adverse childhood experiences: what we know, what we don’t know,and what should happen next (PDF)

 

Source: Early Intervention Foundation

Date: 26 February 2020