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UCC Event | Building Resilience with Dr. Michael Ungar, November 24

Dr. Michael UngarAs part of the Upper Canada College Casey Fellow Speaker Series, UCC is proud to present this year’s Casey Fellow Dr. Michael Ungar who will speak on building resilience, grit and perseverance. At this talk, Dr. Ungar will provide practical and meaningful strategies on how to overcome adversity, positively change your approach to dealing with stress and setbacks, and cultivate a culture of resilience and wellbeing.

Dr. Michael Ungar is a Family Therapist, a Canada Research Chair, and a Professor of Social Work at Dalhousie University. Since 2002, Dr. Ungar has directed the Resilience Research Centre, and has focused his research on the resilience of children and families involved with child welfare and mental health services, refugee and immigrant youth populations and community resilience. Dr. Ungar has published more than 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 lay audiences. His blog, Nurturing Resilience, is available on Psychology Today’s website. 

Launched in 2018, The Casey Fellows Program for Mental Health and Student Wellbeing brings world-renowned experts in the field of wellbeing to Upper Canada College, and is made possible by the generosity of Matthew Casey ’83.

What:  Building Resilience with Dr. Michael Ungar
When:  Tuesday, November 24 | 7 p.m.
Where: Zoom webinar: click here to register