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Resilience Guide for Parents and Teachers

American Psychological Association

We tend to idealize childhood as a carefree time, but youth alone offers no shield against the emotional hurts and traumas many children face. Children can be asked to deal with problems ranging from adapting to a new classroom to bullying by classmates or even abuse at home.  The ability to thrive despite these challenges arises from the skills of resilience. This guide provides tips for building resilience in pre-school children, elementary school children, middle school children, and teens. It is also available en Espa