R2 Resilience

Staff Resilience in Long-term Care Settings

A Workshop for Managers and Human Resource Leaders

A special 5-hour introductory workshop to build employee resilience

Led by Dr. Michael Ungar and the R2 team, this virtual workshop will introduce the key concepts of The R2 Resilience Program for Long-term Care Settings to participants, while providing practical strategies managers can use to enhance the resilience of their staff. Using plenty of case examples and summaries of the latest research, this workshop will explore how employers can help those who help others build and maintain their wellbeing even when employees experience unusually high amounts of stress. NOTE: This workshop is designed specifically for senior staff.


This 5-hour workshop will be held virtually via Zoom with Dr. Michael Ungar. The session will be recorded and made available to participants afterwards.

$165.00 (plus applicable tax)*
*Discounts of 10% are available for groups of more than five participants that register from the same organization. Discounts are also available for not-for-profit organizations (please contact us for additional information)

Next available course:

Long-term care settings that would like to provide support to all their employees are encouraged to contact Alexis Wheeler (alexis.wheeler@dal.ca) about implementing the R2 Resilience Program for Long-term Care Settings throughout their workplace.

Some of the R2 Resilience program affiliates:

Dr. Michael Ungar

Michael Ungar, Ph.D., is a Family Therapist and Professor of Social Work at Dalhousie University where he holds the Canada Research Chair in Child, Family and Community Resilience. His ground-breaking work is recognized around the world and includes consultation and training with mental health care providers, schools, and Fortune 500 companies like Unilever and Cigna, as well as thought leaders such as the Boston Consulting Group and Canvas8. His work emphasizes how to use the theory of resilience to increase both individual and institutional agility during crises, with numerous NGOs and businesses adopting his concept of resilience as a negotiated process that enhances client and employee well-being and corporate social responsibility.

Dr. Ungar has published over 200 peer-reviewed articles and book chapters on the subject of resilience and is the author of 16 books for mental health professionals, researchers and parents. These include Change Your World: The Science of Resilience and the True Path to Success, a book for adults experiencing stress at work and at home, and Multisystemic Resilience: Adaptation and Transformation in Contexts of Change, an open access edited volume with contributors from a dozen diverse disciplines ranging from epigenetics and psychology to architecture and computing science. His blog, Nurturing Resilience, can be read on Psychology Today’s website.

To view a sample of Dr. Ungar’s work, please go to his website www.michaelungar.com.

Dr. Ungar’s Recent Works

Change Your World: The Science of Resilience and the True Path to Success
Learn more

Working with Children and Youth with Complex Needs: 20 Skills to Build Resilience (2nd Edition)
Learn more

Multisystemic Resilience: Adaptation and Transformation in Contexts of Change (OPEN ACCESS Edited Volume)
Learn more

What Works: A Manual for Designing Programs that Build Resilience (Free Download)
Learn more

Blog: Nurturing Resilience – hosted by Psychology Today www.psychologytoday.com/ca/blog/nurturing-resilience

R2 Workshops

Join Dr. Ungar and members of his team for a masterclass in resilience where you will discover the R2 approach and how to build resilience in your organization, business, school or community. The events can be tailored to all kinds of meetings, from a 1-hour keynote or webinar to a multi-day onsite workshop.