Resiliency in Schools: Making It Happen for Students and Educators
Motivate, energize, and increase mental suppleness in your students, your teachers, and yourself. Resiliency in your school can build learning and teaching capacities, help everyone become better able to cope with difficult situations, and make it easier for all to concentrate on the business of education. You'll learn what it means to be resilient, why resiliency is so important to a person's well-being, how to assess your starting point, where you need to improve, how to chart your progress, what you can do to make resiliency your (and your school's) way of life, and what skills and tools you'll need to ease the changes. Use the wellness-based model provided here to encourage empowerment and competency in your school. Learn how to help students and staff focus on positive, protective life factors to get them started on the way to personal growth and success.
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