Michael Ungar talks with CTV host Ana Almeida about the self-help industry and his new book Change Your World.
The research and expertise of the RRC and its staff has been featured in many newspaper, magazine, and journal articles. In this section you will find links to recent media clips, press releases highlighting findings from our research and media information on RRC staff (downloadable as PDFs where available).
RRC in the Media
- Michael Ungar and Amarnath Amarasingham of the Resilience Research Centre comment on youth radicalization in the National Post Dal News, May 25, 2015.
- Dal prof celebrated for outstanding service to social work. Dal News, November 29, 2012.
- New study explores Spaces and Places to learn about youth resilience in Labrador. Dalhousie School of Social Work Newsletter, September, 2012.
- Helping vulnerable youth through the living arts. Dal News, November 3, 2011.
- Dr. Michael Ungar awarded Killam Chair. blogs.dal.ca, Dalhousie University Faculty of Health Professions. October 3, 2011.
- Resiliency is the heart of the matter. Dal News, June 27, 2011.
- Overcoming odds. Dal News, June 10, 2010.
- Dal’s Resilience Research Centre to host second international conference. Dal Media Centre, June 9, 2010.
- Dal Social Work Professor Wins Top Short Story Prize. Dal News, June 30, 2003.
- Helping teens to find their way. Dal News, May 26, 2009.
- Why are a few youth behaving violently? Dal News, November 2, 2007. Dal News, November 2, 2007.
- The beginnings of resilience: A view across culture. Education Canada, 47(3), Summer 2007.
Staff at the RRC are available for interview on a number of subjects pertaining to resilience, youth, and community. These include:
- The benefits of risk taking for children and youth.
- How to engage children at school.
- Design of social services (child welfare, corrections, and mental health).
- Parenting teenagers.
- Resilience and what it takes for children and youth to thrive.
- Delinquency, domestic violence, and other concerns for our children.
- Children and social consciousness.
- Families across cultures, immigration, and refugees.
- Urban spaces and places for youth.
- The need for spaces to play.
- Community resources for teens.
- Developing a sense of social connection in teens.
- Preventing or reducing youth involvement with crime and gangs.
- Understanding girls’ involvement in crime.
- How villages can raise teens.