Theresa Betancourt, PhD

Salem professor in global practice and director of the Research Program on Children and Adversity (RPCA) at Boston College


Studies of adversity, resilience, and child mental health (video + power point)

Dr. Betancourt discusses resilience, protective factors and mental illness in children (family systems) impacted by trauma, violence and/or chronic adversity.  Dr. Betancourt also highlights what U.S and international research has revealed and how to make use of assessment data for program design and implementation.