14-16 June 2017, Cape Town: Linda Theron and Optentia Research Focus Area (NWU) will co-host Pathways to Resilience IV with Michael Ungar and the Resilience Research Centre, Canada.

See http://resilienceresearch.org/ptr
for details.
Linda Theron

Linda Theron (D.Ed.)
Professor
Dep. of Educational Psychology
Faculty of Education
University of Pretoria, South Africa
Psychologist (Educational; PS 0063622)

Tree growing from rocks
South African students explain their resilience processes Video - South African students explain their resilience
processes

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Pathways to Resilience

Flyer
Flyer

Introduction to Khazimula

(See Pathways to Resilience Page for the complete list of videos )

New international resilience project

Photos

Included photos / drawings are copyrighted; photos taken by Prof Tinie Theron or Mr Eswill Theron

Theron, L. C. (2015). Towards a culturally- and contextually-sensitive understanding of resilience: Privileging the voices of black, South African young people. Journal of Adolescent Research, on-line, ahead of print. doi: 10.1177/0743558415600072

Theron, L. C., Liebenberg, L., & Ungar, M. (Eds.). (2015). Youth resilience and culture: Commonalities and complexities. Dordrecht, the Netherlands: Springer.

Van Rensburg, A. C., Theron, L. C., & Rothmann, S. (2015). A review of quantitative studies of South African youth resilience: Some gaps. South African Journal of Science, 111(7/8). http://dx.doi.org/10.17159/sajs.2015/20140164

Theron, L. C. (2014). Being a “turnaround teacher”: Teacher-learner partnerships towards resilience. In M. Nel (Ed.), Life orientation for South African teachers (pp. 203–216). Pretoria, South Africa: Van Schaik.

Theron, L. C., & Theron, A. M. C. (2014).Education services and resilience processes: Resilient black South African students’ experiences. Child and Youth Services Review, 47(3), 297–306. doi:10.1016/j.childyouth.2014.10.003

Theron, L. C. (2013). Black students’ recollections of pathways to resilience: Lessons for school psychologists. School Psychology International, 34(5), 527–539. doi:0.1177/0143034312472762

Theron, L. C. (2013). Community-researcher liaisons: The Pathways to Resilience Project advisory panel. South African Journal of Education, 33(4), 1–19.

Theron, L. C., & Donald, D. R. (2013). Educational psychology and resilience in developing contexts: A rejoinder to Toland and Carrigan. School Psychology International, 34, 51–66. doi:10.1177/0143034311425579.

Theron, L. C., & Theron, A. M. C. (2013). Positive adjustment to poverty: How family communities encourage resilience in traditional African contexts. Culture & Psychology, 19(3), 391–413. Retrieved from http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1354067X13489318

Theron, L. C., Theron, A. M. C., & Malindi, M. J. (2013). Towards an African definition of resilience: A rural South African community’s view of resilient Basotho youth. Journal of Black Psychology, 39, 63–87. doi:10.1177/0095798412454675

Theron, L. C. (2012). Resilience research with South African youth: Caveats and ethical complexities. South African Journal of Psychology, 42, 333–345.

Theron, L. C., & Engelbrecht, P. (2012). Caring teachers: Teacher-youth transactions to promote resilience. In Ungar, M. (Ed.), The social ecology of resilience: Culture, context, resources and meaning (pp. 265–280). New York, NY: Springer.

Theron, L. C., Mitchell, C., Stuart, J., & Smith, A. (Eds.). (2011). Picturing research: Drawings as visual methodology. Rotterdam, the Netherlands: Sense Publishers.

Theron, L. C., & Theron, A. M. C. (2010). A critical review of studies of South African youth resilience, 1990-2008. South African Journal of Science, 106(7/8). Retrieved from http://www.sajs.co.za

Theron, L. C. (2007). Uphenyo ngokwazi kwentsha yasemalokishini ukumelana nesimo esinzima: A South African study of resilience among township youth. Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Clinics of North America, 2007, 16(2), 357–375. doi:10.1016/j.chc.2006.12.005