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APRIL 18-20, 2017
Toronto Marriott Downtown
Eaton Centre Hotel

Fostering Resilience and Building Skill—New Frontiers in Youth-Oriented Prevention

Wednesday, April 19, 10:45 AM - 12:00 PM

Ballroom A&B

Initiatives to reduce problem gambling and other high-risk behaviours among youth have become increasingly sophisticated. This session explores some leading-edge programs for high-risk youth that go beyond providing information to fostering skill development and resilience, specifically targeting early signs of risk that are often ignored.

What evidence is there that they work? What is the right age to start? Are there risks to starting too early? And, what can be learned from these programs for the development of prevention initiatives for adults?

Download Dan's presentation (PDF)

Download Ian's presentation (PDF)