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Bandwidth Stealers and How to Recover: Adverse Childhood Experiences

The potential long-term effects of childhood trauma on adult health and well-being have been strongly documented in public health research. We can create learning environments that support students whose learning might be impaired by those negative effects.

This course has been developed with Cia Verschelden from the American Association of Colleges and Universities, USA, and it includes short videos, activities, and discussion prompts. It is part of a series on Bandwidth Recovery: Helping Students Reclaim Cognitive Resources. When completed you will:

  • Learn about a major public health study in the United States that focused on Adverse Childhood Experience (ACEs) and their effects on long-term health and well-being. 
  • Appreciate that many of our students (and ourselves and our colleagues) may have hidden illnesses and other struggles as a result of ACEs. 
  • Understand that there are things we can do in our classrooms to help our students recover some of the bandwidth they lose to the on-going negative effects of ACEs.

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