The RIRO Resiliency Guidebook acquaints readers with the topic of resilience and provides an overview of important abilities and skills that support resilience.
This 62-page Guidebook is available in PDF format and can be downloaded
as one large file, or in smaller sections.
Download The Complete Resiliency Guidebook (6Mb)
Section 1 gives an overview of selected resiliency research, explains what it is to be resilient and explores how adults can develop thinking skills that can be introduced to young children.
1 (52Kb) – Resilience:
A brief overview
2 (410Kb) – Critical
abilities associated with resilience
Guide 3 (219Kb) – Understanding our response to stress and adversity
4 (246Kb) – Explanatory
style – Thinking habits that affect our resilience
Guide 5 (386Kb) – Thinking traps
6 (248Kb) – Challenging
our beliefs promotes resilience
7 (395Kb) – "Iceberg
beliefs" – Underlying beliefs that can undermine our
Section 2 focuses on strategies and resources to help children foster a resilient outlook.
Guide 8 (380Kb) – The importance of relationships and role modeling
Guide 9 (657Kb) – Helping children develop resilient thinking styles
10 (52Kb) – The
ABC Model –using B-C connections with children
11 (1Mb) – Helping
young children express and challenge their thoughts
Resources (49Kb) – Children's Storybooks that Promote Resilience
Section 3 introduces information about RIRO pilot project activities, research findings, resiliency resources, training programs and dissemination of the Reaching IN...Reaching OUT project.
(419Kb) – About Reaching
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