Resilience Theory: What Works| YoungMinds


Published on May 14, 2015

Michael Ungar PhD. is a fantastic speaker. He also happens to be both a family therapist and a Professor of Social Work at Dalhousie University, where he co-directs the Resilience Research Centre (RRC).

His expertise in the field of resilience is internationally recognised and he has collaborated with organisations ranging from the World Bank and The Red Cross to Aboriginal communities and public health agencies.

Professor Ungar joined HeadStart partnerships at our national conference Jan 2015 to deliver an insightful keynote on ‘resilience theory – what works in practice and learning from international evidence’.

Video outline:

– What makes resilience as an ‘ecological frame of reference’ useful to communities?

– International examples from Candada, Colombia, China and South Africa.

– How do the most successful programmes address these 9 key things identified by his resilience framework?


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