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Risk and Resilience

Positive Mental Health: Resilience

Child Trends

This brief presents research findings on the characteristics of adolescents who demonstrate resilience, discusses strategies that promote resilience in adolescents, describes the links between resilience and avoidance of risk-taking behaviors, and offers other useful resources.

Beyond the First Exposure: The Physical, Mental, and Emotional Toll of Violence

Date/Time (ET): 
June 27, 2012 - 11:00am - 12:00pm

In the first of a series of 6 Webinars focused on children exposed to violence, Andrew Garner, MD, FAAP-a general pediatrician and co-author of the AAP policy statement and technical report on toxi

Teen Dating Violence: Prevention, Identification, and Intervention

Authored By: 
National Center for Mental Health Promotion and Youth Violence Prevention

Element One of the Safe Schools/Healthy Students (SS/HS) Initiative focuses on activities that foster a safe school environment and prevent violence. Teen dating violence (TDV) threatens students

NAEYC 2011 Annual Conference & Expo

November 02, 2011
Orlando, FL

The 2011 NAEYC Annual Conference & Expo is the largest gathering of thought leaders, classroom teachers and faculty, administrators, researchers, and other critically important practitioners an

Street Outreach Program Grant

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families

Since 1996, projects funded by the Street Outreach Program have provided services to youth living on the streets and in unstable situations.

Evidence-based Practices for Children Exposed to Violence: A Selection from Federal Databases

This publication summarizes findings from federal reviews of research studies and program evaluations to help communities improve outcomes for children exposed to violence.

Strengths Based Programming: The Example of Somali Refugee Youth

Bridging Refugee Youth & Children's Services

To provide and in-depth look at how strength-based programming can address challenges for Somali youth, this bulletin provides challenges and strengths shared by Somali youth with current examples

American Psychological Association

This report, published in the February 2011 issue of Psychological Bulletin, provides information on the relationship between media exposure to risk-glorifying behavior, such as risky driving, extr