Building Resilience: A Skills Based Programme to Support Achievement in Young People

1st Edition

Ruth MacConville

Published October 31, 2011
Reference - 178 Pages
ISBN 9781906517519 - CAT# Y330754

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This is a practical and informal, and interactive programme providing a creative and engaging way of teaching young people the attitude change, knowledge, practice and skill development that is essential for building resilience. This resource will: teach students how to cope with frustration and failure; enable students to recognise and increase their existing strengths and talents; introduce strategies for boosting less strong areas while emphasising positive social and academic behaviour and a supportive network and community within the school; and, maximise better outcomes for all children and young people. This practical resource includes facilitator notes, background theory, practical guidance, activities and a Powerpoint presentation that can be used to introduce the Building Resilience programme to all staff.


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