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Wednesday, June 17 • 7:00pm - 9:30pm
Community Presentation: Dr. Ann Masten - Understanding and Promoting Resilience in Children and Adolescents

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The Resilience Research Centre, Halifax Regional School Board & Strongest Families Institute would like to invite you to a FREE talk with Dr. Ann Masten.

Join this world renowned expert in resilience and child development for a special community presentation for parents, caregivers, and educators.

Ordinary Magic

Why do some kids thrive and adapt despite challenging circumstances? How do they overcome poverty, chronic family problems, or exposure to trauma and still find pathways to success? Dr. Masten’s presentation will leave you with a clear understanding of what you can do to promote resilience in the young people you live and work with, and empower them to overcome adversity in their lives.

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Ann Masten

I study competence, risk, and resilience in development, with a focus on the processes leading to positive adaptation and outcomes in young people whose lives are threatened by adversity. This work aims to build a better science for promoting positive adaptation and preventing problems... Read More →

Wednesday June 17, 2015 7:00pm - 9:30pm EDT
Spatz Theatre Citadel High School

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