Resilient KC and Gordon Parks: Resilience Film and Panel

Join Gordon Parks Elementary School and Resilient KC to watch the film, RESILIENCE, The Biology of Stress & The Science of Hope.  This is a scientific approach explaining why resiliency is important in the medical field, educational environments and the business world as a whole.

See the trailer of this movie! 

Tuesday, April 25 at Gordon Parks Elementary School
(3715 Wyoming, Kansas City, MO)
5:00 p.m.:  Reception and Networking
5:30 p.m.:  Film
6:30 p.m. :  Panel Discussion moderated by Jasmin Williams of ResilientKC.

Check out our panelists:

Leah Probasco-Burns, licensed therapist, Gordon Parks Elementary School:  Leah is a is a Licensed Professional Counselor, a Registered Play Therapist-Supervisor and K-8 Certified School Counselor. She has been growing the CARE Team at Gordon Parks since 2013.  Her and her team work with the Responsive Classroom initiative to implement a trauma informed care approach.  Leah serves on the ResilientKC Education Committee as part of the Trauma Matters KC coalition.

Patty Davis, LCSW, Program Manager for Trauma Informed Care at Children’s Mercy Kansas City:  Patty provides family therapy for patients in the Children’s Mercy Eating Disorders Center. She is certified in Family Based Treatment (FBT), an evidence-based therapy for treating adolescents with Anorexia Nervosa. Patty is a current co-chair of Trauma Matters KC, a coalition made up of over 90 Kansas City Metro organizations and individual providers dedicated to raising awareness about trauma sensitive practices.

Mike George, owner of Cafe Gratitude:  After 10 years of engineering work at Garmin, Mike opened a restaurant, Cafe Gratitude, this is based on his personal development work, and his work at creating and running a trauma informed business for 5 years to support other trauma informed businesses. He is committed to the trauma-informed business model, or heart-based businesses, and knows these businesses are wildly more successful than traditional businesses.

Moira Mulhern, Executive Director for Turning Point/The Universeity of Kansas Health System:  With over 20 years of experience in the field,  Moira has extensive understanding in designing and implementing stress management, support and training programs for local hospitals and companies to promote resiliency with patients and associates. She is a sought-after lecturer on issues related to resiliency and the management of stress and chronic illness.

Please RSVP to Sarah Dee.  (There is no fee to attend however please RSVP so we can accommodate all attendees.)