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February 7, 2006
Media Advisory - Toronto Parks, Forestry and Recreation hosts youth forum
Toronto Parks, Forestry and Recreation is hosting a youth forum with guest speaker Dr. Michael Unger, Associate Professor of the School of Social Work at Dalhousie University, an internationally acclaimed researcher and scholar. Discussion points include:
  • What helps youth to become resilient despite life’s challenges
  • How we can best address at-risk behaviour, such as violence, suicide, high drop-out rates and substance abuse
  • Strategies and techniques for developing a positive rapport with youth.

The Youth Resilience Forum is open to everyone. Members of the public may register by calling
416-395-6120, or emailing There is no charge for attendance, but pre-registration is requested as space is limited.

Date: February 8
Time: 10:00 a.m. to 12 noon
Place: Lawrence Heights Community Centre
5 Replin Rd. (east of Allen Rd. and north of Lawrence Ave. West)

Media Contacts:

Parks, Forestry and Recreation Media Hotline



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