Police need ACE training to better understand impact of child violence, study says

report commissioned by Northumbria Police, Policing Childhood Challenging Violent or Aggressive Behaviour: responding to vulnerable families, makes the recommendation as part of a wider strategy to help its police officers better understand the causes of child to parent violence.

The study, carried out by a research team from Northumbria University and training provider Children’s Emotional Language and Thinking, analysed incidents of childhood challenging violent or aggressive behaviour (CCVAB) recorded by Northumbria Police from March 2019 to January 2020.