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Nurturing Resilience Through a Strong Community

August 27, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm EDT

Logo of green stalk growing out of crack on ground, reading "Resilience Series"

About This Webinar:

Throughout this fast-paced, story-filled presentation, Dr. Ungar uses examples from his work with individuals and families facing challenges big and small. He explores a dozen of the most important factors that contribute to the resilience of individuals and their communities. Based on his research and community work around the work, Dr. Ungar shows that resilience is much more than our personal capacity to overcome adversity. It is instead a reflection of how well individuals, families, employers and communities work together to create opportunities for people to navigate their way to the resources they need for well-being while making those resources available in ways that people experience as meaningful. His work suggests the need for a culturally sensitive interpretation of what resilience means to people from diverse backgrounds living in diverse communities. Dr. Ungar ends the webinar with ideas for how individuals, families, employers, and communities can make resilience-promoting resources more available and accessible to everyone.

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Resilience Series – Homepage


Michael Ungar, Ph.D.

Family Therapist and Professor of Social Work at Dalhousie University, Canada Research Chair in Child, Family and Community Resilience

Michael Ungar, Ph.D., is a Family Therapist and Professor of Social Work at Dalhousie University where he holds the Canada Research Chair in Child, Family and Community Resilience. Dr. Ungar has published over 180 peer-reviewed articles and book chapters on the subject of resilience and is the author of 15 books for mental health professionals, researchers and parents. These include Change Your World: The Science of Resilience and the True Path to Success, a book for adults experiencing stress at work and at home, and I Still Love You: Nine Things Troubled Kids Need From Their Parents, an inspiring story of family resilience written for caregivers and educators. His blog, Nurturing Resilience, can be read on Psychology Today’s website.

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Programming approval for 1.5 CEU credits has been obtained for Social Work, Licensed Professional Counselors, and Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists from the UT Austin Steve Hicks School of Social Work. Check with your state licensing agency for reciprocity and/or credit approval if licensed for other professions or in one of the following states: CO, FL, HI, IA, KS, KY, MI, NY, ND, OH, OK

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Event Materials

Webinar Slides | Printable PDF

Webinar Slides | PDF

Resilience Series Overview Flyer | PDF

Glossary of Terms in Resilience Science by Ann Masten (June 2019) | PDF

Resources by Ann Masten (2019) | PDF

Resilience Series Additional Resources | PDF


August 27, 2019
11:00 am - 12:30 pm EDT
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Resilience Series