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Resilient young parents Resilience Forum blog

Professor Jacqueline Barnes, developmental psychologist and director of the Institute for the Study of Children, Families and Social Issues at Birkbeck, University of London, spoke about research into how young parents can be helped to be more resilient. She explained that key research in this field very much fits the ecological approach to resilience that we in Boingboing follow.

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Complex systems theory Resilience Forum blog

Phil started the session by acknowledging the range of experience and expertise in the room. He shared his desire to learn alongside the group and not just impart knowledge, and said that systems theory, an abstract meta-theory, can be difficult to understand and apply to practice. Collective sigh of relief from those who had attempted prior reading that they were not alone in their struggle!

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