Screening of Resilience : The Biology of Stress & the science of Hope

FREE screenings of the film RESILIENCE on Wednesday 21st February 2018, 7pm-9pm in Glenrothes

Apex Scotland’s RE:SET – REvising youth mindSET service and its fellow members on Fife’s Voluntary Sector Children’s Services Forum are hosting the first of 2 screenings of the film Resilience in Glenrothes on Wednesday 21st February, 7pm-9pm, to deepen our understanding of the impact of Adverse Childhood Experiences and support cultural change. The screening is followed by Panel Discussion, interfacing with the audience through Question and Answer session to explore insights and action, with fantastic speakers:

  • Karyn McCluskey, Chief Exceutive of Community Justice Scotland
  • Chelsea Cameron, Young Scot and Young Hero Award Winner, 2017
  • Jennifer Knussen, Headteacher Pitteuchar East Primary School
  • Eugene Adams, Child Adolescent Mental Health Services

The event is preceded and concluded with refreshments and market place of support organisations, where delegates can network, ask questions and share experiences. Please find link to the eventbrite registration below if you are interested or know anyone who would be interested in attending. (A second eventbrite link will be made available shortly for our daytime screening on Wed 14th March.)

  • Members of Fife’s Voluntary Sector Children Services Forum, supported by Fife’s Health and Wellbeing Alliance, invite you to join them at the first of two screenings, to deepen our understanding of the impact of Adverse Childhood Experiences and support cultural change. ‘The original research was controversial, but the findings revealed the most important public health findings of a generation. 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. Now understood to be one of the leading causes of everything from heart disease and cancer to substance abuse and depression, extremely stressful experiences in childhood can alter brain development and have lifelong effects on health and behaviour. RESILIENCE chronicles the dawn of a movement that is determined to fight back. Trailblazers in pediatrics, education