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Resilience Community Education Event, Boise, ID
Sat, May 13, 2017, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM MDT
You are cordially invited to attend a special screening of Resilience: The Biology of Stress & The Science of Hope the award winning documentary that chronicles the birth of a new movement among pediatricians, therapists, educators and communities, who are using cutting-edge brain science to disrupt cycles of violence, addiction and disease.
WHAT IS THE RESILIENCE DOCUMENTARY?
RESILIENCE is a one-hour documentary that delves into the science of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and the birth of a new movement to treat and prevent toxic stress. Experts now believe that toxic stress is one of the leading causes of everything from heart disease and cancer to substance abuse and depression. These extremely stressful experiences in childhood can alter brain development and have lifelong effects on health and behavior. RESILIENCE chronicles this new approach among pediatricians, therapists, educators and communities who are using cutting-edge science to disrupt cycles of violence, addiction and disease.
COMMUNITY EDUCATION EVENT
All film screenings will be accompanied by a panel discussion with local experts and allow for a public question and answer. Events are free and open to the public.
• Parents, teachers, providers and community members are invited to learn about the positive approaches of dealing with child and adolescent trauma and the effects that positive engagements have over punitive punishment.
• Admission is free and refreshments will be served.
• The film is 60 minutes long.
• Doors open at 6:00, the film will begin at 6:30pm.
• The film will be shown with subtitles.
• The film is not rated. It may not be suitable for children.
• These screenings are sponsored by Optum Idaho, Idaho Federation of Families, Idaho Children's Trust Fund and The Speedy Foundation.