Christine Wekerle, PhD
Christine Wekerle, PhD - Academic Partner
Dr. Christine Wekerle is a research scientist who has spent the last 30 years publishing in the areas of pediatric mental health, resilience, and well-being. She has worked with diverse populations: children, adolescents, Indigenous youth living on reserve, street-involved youth, substance treatment seeking adults, youth receiving services from child welfare, and former youth in care. Dr. Wekerle has developed prevention programming for adolescent resilience. The most recent is the JoyPop app to support crafting a daily resilience routine. She has a rights-and responsibility-lens with a focus on sex and gender-based analysis and contexts of adversity.