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Human Connection and Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) in Sport Module

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This online tutor-led module aims to upskill and increase the knowledge of practitioners who are working with young people in a sport and physical activity environment on the importance of human connection and the relationship between ACEs and sport and physical activity.  

 Learning outcomes: 

  • Explore GIRFEC and SHANNARI and the importance of these modules in a sporting context 
  • Understand what ACEs are and how they affect individuals 
  • Explore the role a coach can play supporting an individual through the rupture, repair, relate cycle 
  • Understand the key principles for adopting a trauma informed practice in a sporting session 

 Time to complete: 4 hours 

 Can be delivered as one session or 2 x 2 hour sessions depending on preference. 

 This module forms part of Scottish Sports Futures Education through Cashback (ETC) training and accreditation programme: 


Target Group

Up to 12 participants 

 Age 16+ 

 Can be delivered across Scotland to a wide range of audiences, however it may be of particular interest to those working / volunteering within a sport or youth work setting. 



£300 per module 

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