Department of Educational Counselling and Psychology, and Special Education (ECPS)
She is an expert in the area of social and emotional learning with children and adolescents, particularly in relation to the identification of the processes that foster positive human qualities such as empathy, altruism, and resiliency. She has been recognized for her research that informs programs and policies that promote well-being in children, and in 2009 she received the Confederation of University Faculty Associations BC (CUFA BC) Paz Buttedahl Career Achievement Award.
Keywords:social and emotional learning; child and adolescent development; empathy; altruism; compassion; prevention; mindfulness; resiliency;
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