Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs)

Presented by Dr. Jon Ebert, PsyD
Clinical Director at the Vanderbilt Center of Excellence for Children in State Custody

This course has been approved for a total of 1.25 training hours.

Distance Learning offered by the Court Improvement Program is based on both content and time. You must complete the pre-test and submit the post-test/training credit request form after you have viewed the recorded presentations in their entirety.

Completed trainings will be reported to your Court Facilitator on a monthly basis.

Fill out the form below, answer the pre-test questions and click on "SUBMIT" to be taken to the video training.

Should you have any issues with the training, please contact the CIP Administrative Assistant at

*Note: If you are a FCRB member, and are also an attorney - please go to to complete the training.


Acknowledgment - Action required below

Distance Learning courses are based on both content and time spent viewing the course. In order to receive training credit for the course, I must complete and submit the training pre-test, view the course in its entirety, and complete the training post-test with the training credit submission request. (The CIP can monitor the amount of time spent on viewing the course. Partial training credit will not be submitted.)  Please initial below to acknowledge the viewing requirement.

Please provide the appropriate answer to the follow questions.

1. Prolonged activation of the stress response in absence of supportive relationships, is called:

2. True or False: Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) can reduce life expectancy by 20 years.

3. When we take the "short cut" in information processing - Fight, Flight or Freeze - we suppress:

4. As Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) increase:

5. True or false: Supportive relationships can disrupt toxic stress.