Using Childhood Trauma as a Springboard to Resilience Focus of January 24 Studium

Using childhood trauma as a springboard to resilience will be the Focus of the January 24 Studium Generale, beginning at 12:30 pm in Peninsula College’s Little Theater. 

 “Adverse Childhood Experiences – A Springboard to Resilience” will be presented by ACEs Researcher and PC Dean of Basic Skills and Corrections Education Dr. Laura Brogden, along with Amie Batton, who is a Basic Education program specialist at Peninsula College. 

Brogden will share the results of her doctoral research on resilience in community college students who have lived through childhood trauma. Batton, who grew up with trauma, will describe her journey to resilience. Their message is a call to hope and community.

The event is free and open to the public.

For more information contact Dr. Kate Reavey at