Caring for young caregivers
Andrea Breen is an Assistant Professor of Family Relations and Human Development at the University of Guelph. Her research focuses on storytelling and implications for well-being, resilience and social change; and the use of technology to enhance well-being in children, youth and families. Dr. Breen completed her Ph.D. in Developmental Psychology and Education at OISE/UT. She also holds a master’s degree in Risk and Prevention from the Harvard Graduate School of Education and a Bachelor of Education degree from McGill University.
Michaella Miller is an undergraduate student at the University of Waterloo and self-identified young caregiver for two family members. Michaella is part of the Young Carers Working Group at The Change Foundation and is an active advocate.