On 26th March 2018 the Deputy First Minister hosted an event on Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) with the First Minister, the Cabinet Secretary for Communities, Social Security and Equalities, the Cabinet Secretary for Health, the Cabinet Secretary for Justice, the Minister for Childcare and Early Years, and the Minister for Employability and Training, and Scottish Government officials.

The purpose of the event was to reflect on what progress has been made to date on ACEs and discuss the next steps that need to be taken by Government and collaboratively across different sectors and organisations.

This report provides a summary of the issues discussed.