Resilience Forum

COPs and Social Learning Theory
Friday 30 June - FREE
1.15pm – 3.00pm
Brunswick, Central Library,
Queen Street, Blackpool


Children and Young People's Mental Health
Thursday 6 July
8.30am - 4.30pm
Royal National Hotel, London


Free 2hr intro to resilience
Thur 27 Apr - Free

Intro to Resilient Therapy
Mon 15 May - Free/£120

Practitioner resilience
Tue 16 May - Free/£120

Understanding the Academic Resilience Approach
Fri 5 May - Free/£120

More workshops...

Introduction to resilience
Mon 19 Jun - £120

Practitioner resilience
Mon 3 July - £120

Understanding the Academic Resilience Approach
Tue 26 Sep - £120

ARA intensive 3 day course
Mon 8-Wed 10 May - £300

More workshops...

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Resilience Framework CYP

What is resilience?

Resilience is:

- Bouncing Back? Bouncing Up? Bouncing Forward?
- Doing better than you'd think given the circumstances?
- Beating the odds?

Or as our boingboing working definition (as of December 2013) puts it:

- Beating the odds whilst also changing the odds.

Google ‘resilience’ and you’ll get over 9.5 million hits.  From understanding how to improve the lot of kids going through tough times, to choosing tights that won’t ladder, ‘resilience’ is in the frame. 

‘Resilience’ has been wheeled on to explain differences in how well individuals cope with adversity. It’s used in thinking on disaster relief, planning community development initiatives, advertising the latest wrinkle-diminishing face cream, and in school settings, improving children’s ability to bounce back.

But what exactly does the word mean? And, is it really that useful for anyone interested in helping people overcome serious inequalities?

In this resilience section we will try to introduce: