Developmental and cultural assets and resilient outcomes in First Nations young people in care: An initial test of an explanatory model

@inproceedings{Filbert2010DevelopmentalAC,
  title={Developmental and cultural assets and resilient outcomes in First Nations young people in care: An initial test of an explanatory model},
  author={K. Filbert and Robert J. Flynn},
  year={2010}
}
Resilience has been defined as a positive adaptation in the face of serious threats to development (Masten, 2006). The present study is among the first to focus on resilience among Canadian First Nations youth living in out-of-home care, who constitute the largest group of Aboriginal youth in care. The participants were 97 First Nations young people (49 males, 48 females), aged 10-17 and drawn from an ongoing study of young people in care in Ontario, Canada. The second Canadian adaptation of… CONTINUE READING

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