Preventing adverse childhood experiences (ACEs)


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Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC)

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These training modules are divided into two sections. There are two introductory modules designed to increase awareness, recognition and understanding of adverse childhood experiences and ways to prevent them. They discuss risk and protective factors, outcomes associated with ACEs and evidence-based strategies to reduce or eliminate the impact of ACEs. The second section is geared toward specific professions. ACEs are a significant risk factor for suicide and suicidal behavior.Continuing educati on credits are offered.