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Paper Tigers

Paper Tigers documentary Screening and Panel Discussion

 Presented by The Recruitment, Training & Support Center (RTSC) a program of the Federation for Children with Special Needs 

**This event is FREE and open to the public

Join the Recruitment, Training, & Support Center (RTSC), a project of the Federation for Children with Special Needs, for a community screening of the documentary film Paper Tigers. Paper Tigers is an intimate look into the lives of selected students at Lincoln High School, an alternative school that specializes in educating traumatized youth. Set amidst the rural community of Walla Walla, WA, the film intimately examines the inspiring promise of Trauma Informed Communities – a movement that is showing great promise in healing youth struggling with the dark legacy of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACES)…



A panel discussion focusing on school, family and community strategies for assisting students impacted by trauma will follow. 

Certificate of Attendance will be provided

*The film is not rated. It does contain some profanity.


Paper Tigers Screening Locations:

Date and TimeLocation DirectionsDiscussion Type
April 5, 2017
Fitchburg State University
HAMM Hammond Ellis White Lecture Hall
160 Pearl Street
Fitchburg, MA 01420
Fitchburg State University DirectionsAn engaging discussion will follow the film with Fitchburg Mayor DiNatale, Special Education Director Ms. Alicia Berrospe of the Fitchburg Public Schools, Leader of Trauma Services, Ashlee Dionne of LUK Inc. and
LMHC Intern, Courtney Tackett of Y.O.U. Inc. Counseling & Assessment Center.

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