Conference Speakers & Topic(s)
Dr. Hanley-Dafoe is a multi-award-winning psychology and education instructor who specializes in resiliency, navigating stress and change, and personal wellness in the workplace. Described as transformational, engaging, and thought-provoking, Hanley-Dafoe’s keynotes provide practical strategies, grounded in global research and case studies, that help foster resiliency within ourselves and others. As the senior educational developer for the Centre for Teaching and Learning at Trent University, Hanley-Dafoe focuses on providing professional development for the teaching community and cultivating student engagement. She is committed to finding innovative solutions for creating positive learning relationships and environments for both students and teachers. Hanley-Dafoe has also been a psychology instructor and researcher at Trent for more than 13 years. Hanley-Dafoe’s work is inspired by her interest in resiliency and wellness including the intersections of stress, optimal challenge, navigating change, goal-setting, and personal alignment.
Resiliency in Times of Uncertainty
The events of 2020 have been an incredible test of our resilience. This global crisis will change the world forever, and each of us will inevitably be transformed by the experience. As with all seasons and events of challenge, how we respond is crucial. I will present my work on resiliency that includes the five core competencies and explain how to best navigate personal and professional resiliency.