Category Archive for: Resilience



Editor June - 13 - 2013 Comments Off

Taking a gap year to transition between high school and post-secondary schooling has become a popular option for young Canadians. Would you encourage your kids or the youth you work with to consider taking the year off? Read about what Dr. Ungar has to say about the benefits of a gap year, based on his own research with young people across Canada, in The Gap Year Advantage. This article was written [..] 

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Editor May - 31 - 2013 Comments Off

Dr. Ungar recently sat down with Wolfgang Vachon, host of the C2Y Podcasts, to discuss resilience theory and how to turn theory into action. You can listen to a podcast of their conversation on the C2Y Podcast website.  

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Editor December - 4 - 2012 Comments Off

The Canadian Association of Social Workers (CASW) presented Dr. Michael Ungar with one of their highest honours, the Outstanding Service Award.  This National award is presented to a CASW member who has demonstrated outstanding contributions to social work practice at the local, provincial, national, or international level.  Dr. Ungar has made a significant impact to the field of social work and [..] 

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Editor October - 3 - 2012 Comments Off

Fall is a time of transition and negotiation for families. The routine of the summer holidays ends, children return to school, roles and responsibilities change, and families begin planning for the year ahead.  

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Editor February - 11 - 2011 Comments Off

One of the initiatives that we are doing here at Dalhousie is putting together a partnership between the Resilience Research Centre and the Child Soldiers Initiative. Retired General Romeo Dallaire, who served in Rwanda and is author of the bestselling book on his experiences in Rwanda, Shake Hands with the Devil, founded the Child Soldiers Initiative. Dallaire has become a leading advocate for the [..] 

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