Screening of "Resilience" at the Georgetown Library

by Placerville Newswire / Jan 28, 2018 / comments

[Elizabeth Blakemore, El Dorado County Child Abuse Prevention Council]

"Resilience: The Biology of Stress & The Science of Hope" on February 3rd 
1st Saturday of Every Month at 1:00 pm

This film looks at the birth of the CDC-Kaiser Permanente ACE (Adverse Childhood Experience) study and how it's spawned a movement across the U.S. 

Directed by James Redford (Robert's son) the film runs only one hour and a discussion will be facilitated after by Lucy Oliveira who is our EDC ACEs Collaborative Representative here on the Divide and Naomie Harris our Hub 4 Community Health Advocate. Watching and talking about a film with other people multiplies its value.

Sponsored by the Georgetown Friends of the Library 
6680 Orleans St. 530-333-4724

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The Child Abuse Prevention Council is a community council whose primary purpose is to coordinate the community’s efforts to prevent and respond to child abuse and neglect. It is comprised of 15 members of the community, each appointed by the El Dorado County Board of Supervisors. The Council acts as an independent entity and is coordinated through a contract between the El Dorado County Department of Human Services and the El Dorado County Office of Education. The Child Abuse Prevention Council functions include:

· Acts as the Children’s Trust Fund Commission

· Provides a forum for interagency communication and coordination

· Facilitates the training and education for professionals in the detection and treatment of child abuse and neglect

· Recommends improvements in services to families and victims

· Promotes public awareness of abuse and neglect of children and the resources available for intervention and treatment.