Resilience refers to the ability to bounce back after a stressful experience, to overcome adversity and even thrive under traumatic conditions. Growing interest in recent years has lead to much more research into what can help to develop resiliency. This gateway presents links on the concepts of learned resourcefulness, resiliency, psychological hardiness, and related concepts as they apply to families and children, workplace stress, and personal development.
A model of resilience/hardiness (under development)
- General resources (links) on family resilience.
- Resiliency Research Review.
- Guide to promoting resilience in children. Online mini-book
- Resilience: current research status.
- Families under stress--what makes them resilient.
- Family competence after critical injury--
- Creating sustainable families--
- The emerging 21st American Family-- demographics & trends
- Strengthening the family--
- Resiliency Research Review-- online articles
- Promoting resilience in families experiencing stress--
- National Network for Family Resiliency--
- Resiliency: Relevance to health promotion--
- Status of research--
- Fostering resilience in children--
- Cyfer Family Resilience--
- Project Resilience-- 7 resiliencies
- Resiliency program for juvenile offenders--
- Resilience Net--
- Resilient adoptive families--
- Countering depression with resiliency training--
- Framework for tapping resilience--
- Virtual Library on resilience--
- Resiliency Center--
- Developing resilience in urban youth--
- Hardiness & stress response.
- Bibliography on hardiness.
- Resilience & bouncing back from pain in the past--
- Resiliency quiz-- checklist & factors that facilitate resiliency