is a 3-day conference designed to share state-of-the-science research on resilience in the adverse context of male childhood maltreatment, particularly sexual assault.
Sessions will cover a diverse range of topics by leading researchers in their fields. Click on a link to find out more about some of our conference presenters.
- Resilience in Relationships
- Child maltreatment - Art as a resilience strategy
- Sexually exploited youth wellness
- Youth rights and anti-stigma
- Recent research on resilience and exploited youth
- Interventions to foster resilience
- Child sexual abuse (CSA) among male youth
- Violence prevention as a resilience
- Trauma-informed analysis of resilience in residential youth
- Mindfulness in the Fourth R (Relationships) Program
- The First Dates Program
- A gaming approach to dating violence
- To gain an understanding of conceptualizations of resilience in adverse contexts
- To practice the application of resilience strategies relevant to professional roles and patient outcomes, such as visual thinking strategies, mindfulness, yoga, the use of social media
- To gain state-of-the-art knowledge in social determinants of health, child maltreatment, sexual exploitation, sexual victimization of male youth, and male mental health.
These objectives align with the CanMEDS 2015 Series IV roles of Health Advocate, Professional, Communicator, Collaborator, and Scholar.
Health care providers, educators, social workers, and service providers working in the area of male child maltreatment and sexual assault.
This 3-day conference is the outcome of a CIHR-funded research team grant: Understanding Health Risks and Promoting Resilience in Male Youth with Sexual Violence Experiences.
Funding has also been received from a McMaster University, Forward With Integrity Grant.
McMaster University, Continuing Health Sciences Education Program (CHSE) is fully accredited by the Committee on Accreditation of Continuing Medical Education (CACMA) to provide CFPC Mainpro and RCPSC Maintenance of Certification (MOC) study credits for Continuing Medical Education.
The College of Family Physicians of Canada - Mainpro-M1:
This program meets the accreditation criteria of the College of Family Physicians of Canada and has been accredited by McMaster University, Continuing Health Sciences Education Program for up to 12 Mainpro-M1 credits.
The Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Canada MOC Section 1:
This activity is an Accredited Group Learning Activity (Section 1) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and approved by McMaster University, Continuing Health Sciences Education Program for up to 12 MOC Section 1 hours.
American Medical Association
Through an agreement between the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and the American Medical Association, physicians may convert Royal College MOC credit to AMA PRA Category 1 Credits (TM). Information on the process to convert Royal College MOC credit to AMA credit can be found at: