Free film screening: The Science of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and 'Resilience'

February 20, 2017

Free film screening: The Science of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and 'Resilience'

from Prevent Child Abuse Tennessee:

Members of Nashville's nonprofit leadership, boards, and foundation community are encouraged to "save the date" and reserve their tickets for a special screening and discussion of Resilience at the Belcourt Theater on Thursday, April 6 at 5:30 pm. Resilience is a new, award winning documentary that reveals how toxic stress caused by Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) trigger hormones that wreak havoc on the brains of children,  ultimately impacting their health and prosperity as adults.  Sponsored by The Frist Foundation and Prevent Child Abuse Tennessee, the hour-long film chronicles the efforts of physicians, teachers, clinicians, nonprofit organizations, and social welfare professionals, using cutting edge science and field tested interventions, to prevent or mitigate the impact of toxic stress on children and teens while promoting resilience and health in families and communities.

Tickets are free and available for reservation at http://www.pcat.org/events. Doors will open at the Belcourt at 5:30 pm on April 6 with the hour long film starting at 6 pm followed by a facilitated discussion.

                                  

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