Resilience the Movie

Monday, April 24, 2017 at 06:00 PM — 08:00 PM

Resilience the Movie

In recognition of Child Abuse Preventation Month this April of Santa Barbara County Child Abuse Preventation Council  is proud to present free screenings of the one-hour documentary film  

Resilience film

Resilience: The biology of Stress & the Science of Hope.

April 20 

Santa Barbara

La Cumbra Junior High School Theater

2255 Modic Rd 6:30pm- 8:30pm

April 24


Dick DeWees Community Center

1120 W. Ocean Ave.

6:00pm- 8:00pm

Call Gloria Munoz at [email protected].

Researchers have recently discovered a dangerous biological syndrome caused by abuse and neglect during childhood. As the new documentary Resilience reveals, toxic stress can trigger hormones that wreak havoc on the brains and bodies of children, putting them at a greater risk for disease, homelessness, prison time, and early death. While the broader impacts of poverty worsen the risk, no segment of society is immune. Resilience, however, also chronicles the dawn of a movement that is determined to fight back. Trailblazers in pediatrics, education, and social welfare are using cutting-edge science and field-tested therapies to protect children from the insidious effects of toxic stress—and the dark legacy of a childhood that no child would choose.

The Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE) Study is one of the largest investigations ever conducted to assess associations between childhood maltreatment and later-life health and well-being. The study is a collaboration between the Centers for

ACEsConnection is a social networking site for all people interested in implementing ACEs-, trauma-informed, and resilience-building practices.

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This 6-part series was designed with the primary care practice in mind – those who may or may not be familiar with adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) and the process of asking families about exposure to ACEs or other traumatic events

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