What is the Adverse Childhood Experiences International Questionnaire?

Introduction

Adverse Childhood Experiences International Questionnaire (ACE-IQ) is a World Health Organisation (WHO), 43-item screening questionnaire.

Purpose

It is intended to measure:

  • Types of child abuse or trauma;
  • Neglect;
  • Household dysfunction;
  • Peer violence;
  • Sexual and emotional abuse; and
  • Exposure to community and collective violence.

Who is it For?

ACE-IQ is meant to be administered to people 18 years or older in all countries, and is currently undergoing validation testing.