EVSC sponsors Resilient Evansville – Public Forum, Tuesday, Feb. 18

Life brings obstacles and challenges.
We can build Resilience: the ability to move forward with optimism and confidence.
Dr. Kenneth Ginsburg kicks off a game-changing, collaborative movement to help children and teens thrive in Evansville
Public Forum on Feb. 19 at 6:00 PM at Ivy Tech

Philadelphia pediatrician Dr. Kenneth Ginsburg will be in Evansville Feb. 19 and 20 to energize efforts to build resilience in children and teens. Dr. Ginsburg has dedicated his career to helping young people thrive, and he is now supporting a game-changing, collaborative movement called Resilient Evansville.
The community, parents and other caregivers are invited to hear him speak about the importance of developing resilience on Feb. 19 at 6:00 PM at Ivy Tech. His presentation is open to the public, and no reservation is necessary. Dr. Ginsburg will also meet with community leaders and train youth-serving professionals during his two-day visit.
Dr. Ginsburg specializes in Adolescent Medicine at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, and he is also a Professor of Pediatrics at the University Of Pennsylvania School Of Medicine. His clinical practice, teaching, research and advocacy efforts focus on building the strengths of young people by fostering their internal resilience. His goal is to translate the best of what is known from research and practice about Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) into practical approaches for parents, professionals and communities.
Resilient Evansville is a collaborative movement committed to being a game-changer in how caring adults in our community help children and teens thrive. Members include the Evansville Vanderburgh School Corporation, University of Southern Indiana, Youth First, Inc., Lampion Center, Mental Health America, Southwestern Behavioral Healthcare, Evansville Psychiatric Children’s Center, Deaconess Cross Pointe, St. Vincent-Evansville, Diehl Consulting, Department of Child Services, ECHO Community Healthcare, United Way of Southwestern Indiana, and Vanderburgh County Health Department.