Social Interactions, Identity & Well Being
Change Makers Community Well Being 3: Catherine Haslam
CIFAR Associate Fellow Catherine Haslam delivers a lecture on "The social cure: Identity-driven interventions that protect health and well-being."
She is a member of CIFAR's Social Interactions, Identity & Well-Being and a professor in the School of Psychology and Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences at the University of Queensland.
Haslam discussed her program Groups 4 Health, in which individuals living with isolation and depression are taught how to use social groups to improve their wellbeing.
Martin Garber-Conrad, CEO, Edmonton Community Foundation responded.
This conversation was was part of a symposium --- Social Identity: The Creative Power of Groups to Improve Community Well-Being --- which launched The Change Makers series in Edmonton on Feb. 5, 2015.