Flourish: Positive Education Conference

Afroze Anjum, Psy.D, C.Psych

Dr. Afroze Anjum is a licensed school psychologist at the Toronto District School Board (TDSB).

Dr. Anjum’s expertise includes strengths-based, school interventions that incorporate character strengths, resilience, mindfulness, play therapy and adaptive problem solving to cope with challenges such as depression, anxiety, bullying and lack of motivation in children.

Dr. Anjum obtained her doctoral degree from the Fairleigh Dickinson University, New Jersey and completed her post-doctoral training with Dr. Jane Gillham at University of Pennsylvania where she worked on the Swarthmore Positive Psychology Curriculum study with high school students. Trained as a Penn Resilience Curriculum facilitator, Dr. Anjum has taught and trained professionals in positive interventions. She is the co-author of Strengths-based Resilience program that is currently being delivered at a number of schools in Ontario. Her work has been published in peer-reviewed journals and in edited volumes.
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With more than 700 students from 60 countries, the largest boarding programme in Ontario and the third largest in Canada, Ridley College is a truly international, co-educational, day and boarding school of the world that prepares students for the world. It has provided enriching learning and life-shaping experiences focused on the arts, academics, and athletics since 1889. Ridley’s Lower School offers JK-Grade 8, its Upper School consists of Grade 9-PG, and Ridley graduates attend some of the top universities and colleges around the world. Ridley is the only   co-ed independent boarding school in Canada and one of only three in North America authorized to offer the International Baccalaureate (IB) continuum programme.