FOND DU LAC, Wis
. – Marian University, in collaboration with Comprehensive Services Integration (CSI), the Fond du Lac Boys and Girls Club, and the Fond du Lac School District, will be sponsoring a screening of
on Monday, November 16 from 6:30 – 9 p.m. at Goodrich Little Theater.
explores the impact of adverse childhood experiences (ACES) and toxic stress on struggling teens. The film follows a year in the life of Lincoln High School, an alternative school in Walla Walla, Wash. After radically changing its approach to disciplining students, Lincoln High School saw a dramatic turnaround in everything from the number of fights to test scores to graduation rates. The school has become a promising model of how to break the cycles of poverty, violence and disease that affect families through the practice of trauma-informed educational strategies.
Following the screening, a panel of local experts and community members will discuss healing trauma in the school setting. For more information about the film and to view the trailer, visit
This event is free and open to the public. For more information, contact Dr. Sue Stoddart, dean of the School of Education, at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at 920-923-7170.