Resilience: The Biology of Stress and the Science of Hope

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On Thursday, April 9th, Franciscan Health is hosting a special 24-hour Virtual Screening of the award-winning film RESILIENCE. The documentary chronicles a new movement among pediatricians, therapists, educators and communities, who are using cutting-edge brain science to disrupt cycles of violence, addiction and disease. To learn more about the film, please visit:


Additionally, the night of the showing, Franciscan Health is offering a live Twitter Townhall® with a professional from Franciscan Health, Beacon Health System, the Indiana Department of Education, the Indiana Family and Social Services Administration, Bauer Family Resources, and Montgomery County Youth Service Bureau. The Twitter Townhall® hopes to raise greater awareness around ACEs and build trauma-informed communities across diverse professional sectors.



  • The viewing window for the documentary will open at 5am ET on 4/9/2020 and will close at 5am ET on 4/10/2020. You must register to view (it is free!). The registration deadline is Tuesday, April 7, 2020 at 5pm ET. Registration link:
  • The Twitter Townhall® will be live between 8-9pm ET. Join this virtual conversation by posting your questions and comments about RESILIENCE to a panel of trauma-informed experts on Twitter. Post using our signature hashtags: #ResilienceWeek & #BeTheOne. Follow the conversation online by visiting @DocResilience.
  • The event will qualify as a continuing education unit (CEU) for foster parents.