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Though youth resilience is complex, we can make sense of the basic principles through metaphor (here we use a tree). We can support youth resilience by Improving their environment, giving them strong supports, engaging them in the process, and then can watch youth grow
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Join us to learn new skills and share experiences of researching resilience across cultures and contexts.
You may also extend this workshop by adding an additional two days of training
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The Social Ecology of Resilience
Analysing image-based data using grounded theory:the Negotiating Resilience Project
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Watch a short video that describes some of the preliminary findings of the Pathways to Resilience Project. We met with young people across Atlantic Canada and asked them about risks they face and how service providers can support them.
The video is best viewed in full screen mode.
Associated Research Centres
National University of
The World Bank
Resilience Research Centre
School of Social Work
6420 Coburg Road
PO Box 15000
Halifax, NS, B3H 4R2, CA
Tel: (902) 494-3050
Building on our studies across many different countries of the social and physical ecologies (environments) that make resilience more likely, we define resilience as:
Resilience is the capacity of people to navigate to the resources they need to overcome challenges, and their capacity to negotiate for these resources so that they are provided in ways that are meaningful.
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