04:776 (NET) Resilience, Risk & Special Education – Spring Both Term: May 1 - June 22, 2017

This course examines Dr. Michael Ungar’s social ecological approach of interventions to help high-risk youth with complex needs. Ungar shares Nine Things Troubled Kids Need from Their Parents and offers counsellors 20 Skills to Build Resilience in children and youth, in order to navigate and negotiate for the resources most meaningful to them.  Dr. Jennifer Katz stresses the importance of the Three-Block Model of Universal Design for Learning in inclusive classrooms and the importance of creating individual student learning profiles responsive to their needs.  Learn how these approaches support students to become socially and academically more successful and more resilient in overcoming adversity in their home, school and community.  This course is relevant for Counselling and Special Education students.