Michael Ungar

Summary

Affiliation: Dalhousie University
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Surviving as a postmodern social worker: two Ps and three Rs of direct practice
    Michael Ungar
    Maritime School of Social Work, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Soc Work 49:488-96. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint The importance of parents and other caregivers to the resilience of high-risk adolescents
    Michael Ungar
    Maritime School of Social Work, Dalhousie University
    Fam Process 43:23-41. 2004
  3. doi request reprint The social ecology of resilience: addressing contextual and cultural ambiguity of a nascent construct
    Michael Ungar
    Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS, Canada
    Am J Orthopsychiatry 81:1-17. 2011
  4. doi request reprint Caregivers, young people with complex needs, and multiple service providers: a study of triangulated relationships
    Michael Ungar
    Social Work, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Fam Process 51:193-206. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Annual Research Review: What is resilience within the social ecology of human development?
    Michael Ungar
    Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 54:348-66. 2013
  6. ncbi request reprint Unique pathways to resilience across cultures
    Michael Ungar
    School of Social Work, Dalhousie University, 6414 Coburg Road, Halifax, North Scotia, Canada B3H 2A7
    Adolescence 42:287-310. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Practicing as a postmodern supervisor
    Michael Ungar
    School of Social Work, Dalhousie University, 6414 Coburg Road, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, B3H 2A7
    J Marital Fam Ther 32:59-71. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint A study of community guides: lessons for professionals practicing with and in communities
    Michael Ungar
    Maritime School of Social Work, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Soc Work 49:550-61. 2004
  9. doi request reprint Families as navigators and negotiators: facilitating culturally and contextually specific expressions of resilience
    Michael Ungar
    School of Social Work, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS, Canada
    Fam Process 49:421-35. 2010
  10. doi request reprint Patterns of service use, individual and contextual risk factors, and resilience among adolescents using multiple psychosocial services
    Michael Ungar
    Resilience Research Centre, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Canada
    Child Abuse Negl 37:150-9. 2013

Detail Information

Publications17

  1. ncbi request reprint Surviving as a postmodern social worker: two Ps and three Rs of direct practice
    Michael Ungar
    Maritime School of Social Work, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Soc Work 49:488-96. 2004
    ..Informed by the broad theory of postmodernism, the two Ps and three Rs of practice allow workers to be mandated agents of the system, while deconstructing their privileged position...
  2. ncbi request reprint The importance of parents and other caregivers to the resilience of high-risk adolescents
    Michael Ungar
    Maritime School of Social Work, Dalhousie University
    Fam Process 43:23-41. 2004
    ..This pattern was evident even among youth who presented as being more peer-than family-oriented. The implications of these findings to interventions with caregivers and teens is discussed...
  3. doi request reprint The social ecology of resilience: addressing contextual and cultural ambiguity of a nascent construct
    Michael Ungar
    Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS, Canada
    Am J Orthopsychiatry 81:1-17. 2011
    ..This framework can guide future theory development, research, and the design of interventions that promote well-being among populations who experience environments that inhibit resilience-promoting processes...
  4. doi request reprint Caregivers, young people with complex needs, and multiple service providers: a study of triangulated relationships
    Michael Ungar
    Social Work, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Fam Process 51:193-206. 2012
    ..The implications of these patterns for family therapy are discussed with an emphasis on the therapist as both clinician and advocate for better services from multiple providers...
  5. doi request reprint Annual Research Review: What is resilience within the social ecology of human development?
    Michael Ungar
    Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 54:348-66. 2013
    ..It can also offer practitioners and policy makers a broader perspective on principles for the design and implementation of effective interventions...
  6. ncbi request reprint Unique pathways to resilience across cultures
    Michael Ungar
    School of Social Work, Dalhousie University, 6414 Coburg Road, Halifax, North Scotia, Canada B3H 2A7
    Adolescence 42:287-310. 2007
    ..A case study of a Palestinian boy demonstrates the intersection of the seven tensions and the uniqueness of their resolution. The implications of this work for interventions is discussed...
  7. ncbi request reprint Practicing as a postmodern supervisor
    Michael Ungar
    School of Social Work, Dalhousie University, 6414 Coburg Road, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, B3H 2A7
    J Marital Fam Ther 32:59-71. 2006
    ..In the last part of this article, concepts that inform a postmodern approach to supervision, borrowed from the literature on narrative and constructionist therapy, are discussed...
  8. ncbi request reprint A study of community guides: lessons for professionals practicing with and in communities
    Michael Ungar
    Maritime School of Social Work, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Soc Work 49:550-61. 2004
    ..It is shown that an effective community-building practice that respects community solutions to individual and community problems requires permeable boundaries on the part of intervening professionals...
  9. doi request reprint Families as navigators and negotiators: facilitating culturally and contextually specific expressions of resilience
    Michael Ungar
    School of Social Work, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS, Canada
    Fam Process 49:421-35. 2010
    ..A case study of an African-Canadian youth and his family will be presented. The implications of this approach to assessing therapeutic outcomes will also be discussed...
  10. doi request reprint Patterns of service use, individual and contextual risk factors, and resilience among adolescents using multiple psychosocial services
    Michael Ungar
    Resilience Research Centre, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Canada
    Child Abuse Negl 37:150-9. 2013
    ..It was hypothesized that greater service use and satisfaction with services would predict both resilience, and better functional outcomes such as prosocial behavior, school engagement and participation in community...
  11. doi request reprint Resilience, trauma, context, and culture
    Michael Ungar
    Dalhousie University, Halifax, Canada
    Trauma Violence Abuse 14:255-66. 2013
    ..The relative nature of resilience is discussed, emphasizing that resilience can manifest as either prosocial behaviors or pathological adaptation depending on the quality of the environment. ..
  12. doi request reprint Resilience after maltreatment: the importance of social services as facilitators of positive adaptation
    Michael Ungar
    Resilience Research Centre, Dalhousie University, 6420 Coburg Road, P O Box 15000, Halifax, Canada B3H 4R2
    Child Abuse Negl 37:110-5. 2013
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  13. ncbi request reprint The CYRM-12: a brief measure of resilience
    Linda Liebenberg
    Resilience Research Centre, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS
    Can J Public Health 104:e131-5. 2013
    ..The CYRM-28 is a measure of youth resilience that accounts for cultural and contextual diversity across youth populations. A reduced version of the CYRM is better suited to inclusion in omnibus surveys...
  14. doi request reprint What Canadian youth tell us about disclosing abuse
    Michael Ungar
    School of Social Work, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS, Canada B3H 2A7
    Child Abuse Negl 33:699-708. 2009
    ..To report findings from a study of anonymous disclosures of abuse experiences among a national sample of youth in Canada who participated in violence prevention programming...
  15. ncbi request reprint Resilience theory and the diagnostic and statistical manual: incompatible bed fellows?
    Normand Carrey
    Maritime Psychiatry, IWK Health Centre, 5850 5950 University Avenue, P O Box 9700, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada B3K 6R8
    Child Adolesc Psychiatr Clin N Am 16:497-513, xii. 2007
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  16. pmc Using Visual Methods to Capture Embedded Processes of Resilience for Youth across Cultures and Contexts
    Nora Didkowsky
    Doctoral student Interdisciplinary PhD Program, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia
    J Can Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 19:12-8. 2010
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  17. ncbi request reprint Cultural understandings of resilience: roots for wings in the development of affective resources for resilience
    Catherine Ann Cameron
    Department of Psychology, University of British Columbia, 2136 West Mall, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada V6T 1Z4
    Child Adolesc Psychiatr Clin N Am 16:285-301, vii-viii. 2007
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