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Research suggests that over
fifty percent of adults in Nebraska report that they experienced Adverse
Childhood Experience (ACEs), ranging from living with a parent suffering from
alcohol / drug addiction or mental illness to witnessing or experiencing
domestic violence, abuse or neglect.
Many adults reported experiencing multiple Adverse Childhood
Experiences. What would this look like
in a classroom of thirty children?
Based on this data, we could anticipate that six of every thirty
students in our programs may be living with three or more adverse
experiences. How does this impact our
efforts to foster faith development and provide a safe faith environment for
Find out by attending the
continuing education session: Creating a Trauma Sensitive Faith Environment contact
your parish Safe Environment Coordinator or the Diocesan Child Protection
Office for details.