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Friday, June 19 • 8:30am - 10:00am
Concurrent Plenary Presentations

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Enjoy listening to Plenary Presentations including:

Application of Resilience Theory to Services for Socially Marginalied Youth
Speaker: Kwame McKenzie

How to Influence Social Policy to Build Resilience
Speaker: Alcinda Honwana

Longitudinal Research on Resilience
Speaker: Fons van de Vijver

Researching Resilience in Youth: Practical Strategies and Aboriginal Perspectives
Speaker: Christine Wekerle

Transformative, Mixed Methods Resilience Research
Speaker Donna Mertens 

Speakers
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Alcinda Honwana

Alcinda Honwana worked as a Professor and Chair of International Development (Africa) at the Open University. She was also the director of the International Development Centre (IDC) an OU inter-faculty centre that focused on research and interventions on issues of international development. Before joining the Open University she was the Director of the Africa and the Children and Armed Conflict Programmes at the Social Science Research Council in... Read More →
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Kwame McKenzie

Dr. McKenzie is Medical Director of Underserved Populations; Access & Transitions at CAMH. As a Senior Scientist, he specializes in Systems and Health Equity Research at CAMH. Additionally, Dr. McKenzie is Director of the Social Aetiology of Mental Illness (SAMI) CIHR Training Centre. He is a full Professor and the Co-Director of the Division of Equity Gender and Population in the Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto. Dr. McKenzie is... Read More →
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Donna Mertens

Donna M. Mertens is Professor in the Department of Education at Gallaudet University. She teaches research methods and program evaluation to deaf and hearing students at the MA and PhD levels. She conducts research and evaluation studies on such topics as improvement of special education services in international settings, planning for the inclusion of students with disabilities in neighborhood schools, enhancing the educational experiences... Read More →
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Fons van de Vijver

Professor at Department of Cross-Cultural Psychology, Tilburg University, The Netherlands | Fons van de Vijver holds a chair in cross-cultural psychology at Tilburg University, the Netherlands and an extraordinary chair at North-West University, South Africa, and the University of Queensland, Australia. He has (co-)authored over 400 publications, mainly in the domain of cross-cultural psychology. He is a former editor of the Journal of... Read More →
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Christine Wekerle

Dr. Wekerle is an Associate Professor in Pediatrics and an Associate Member of the Offord Centre for Child Studies, McMaster University. She obtained her Ph.D. (Clinical Psychology) in 1995 from The University of Western Ontario, an American and Canadian Psychological Association accredited program and conducted her accredited internship at McMaster, in Pediatrics. Dr. Wekerle's research areas are broadly in the areas of parenting and the... Read More →


Friday June 19, 2015 8:30am - 10:00am
King's College King's College

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