Lenfest Learning Commons, John Stewart Memorial Library

The Gender Gap and the 2016 Presidential Election

By:  Dr. Jill Hummer


In the 2016 presidential election, the gender gap--or the difference between how men and women vote--may be bigger than ever. This talk will explore past and current gender inequalities in support for the presidential candidates.

Trauma Related Care in Education

By:  Ms. Polly Lamison and Mr. Paul Mancia


Trauma is a public health issue that negatively impacts individuals and families across the lifespan and in any environment.  Educating individuals who have experienced trauma requires an understanding of how trauma effects brain development and implementation of effective engagement strategies.  Audience members will learn the foundations of Trauma-Informed Care, the correlation between symptoms and behaviors, and evidence based engagement strategies that create a safe learning environment. 


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