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Developing Resilience in Children and Young People

Next training:

Day 1: 12 December 2018 - 9.30am to 4pm

Day 2: 13 December 2018 - 9.30am to 4pm


Course details

All children will experience events in their life that can be challenging.  How they respond is related to their levels of resilience.

This 2-day psychology course will focus not only on how to nurture resilience in children through cultivating nurturing environments, but also on how to promote resilience through the teaching of key capabilities and coping skills.

Where: The Partridge Room 4-6 Commercial Road  Gloucester GL1 2EA

Cost: £135 p/p (lunch included)

Who is this course for? All primary, secondary and special school staff wishing to develop their knowledge and skills to promote resilience in children and young people.


Course outcomes

Day 1

  • To introduce participants to the psychological importance of resilience and the background to resilience research.
  • To support practitioners to assess levels of vulnerability in children and young people, and identify both risk factors and protective factors.
  • To begin to explore the 5 dimensions of resilience and 10 essential resilience capabilities within the context of a school environment.

Day 2

  • To further explore the 10 resilience capabilities looked at on Day 1 in relation to personal coping skills.
  • To introduce participants to aspects of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy and Narrative Therapy approaches that may be used to support a more resilient attitude.


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