Hi colleagues, As part of our series of webinars, PEIN will run a webinar on Infant Mental Health on the […]
Issued by the Prevention and Early Intervention Network (PEIN) Wednesday, June 24th, 2020. Focus should be on ‘re-settling’ younger children […]
A call for greater prevention and early intervention in all child health, social and educational services – including adopting a framework called ‘ACEs’ – was made at a seminar today. The long-term social cost of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs), and call for a greater focus on preventing them, were presented in a Policy Paper at a Prevention and Early Intervention Network (PEIN) seminar titled Every Childhood Lasts a Lifetime.
Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) have a detrimental impact on health and wellbeing throughout life. The World Health Organisation (WHO 2011) identifies ACEs as a major public health priority and estimate that 250 million children globally fail to reach their potential due to early childhood adversity.