The Science of Resilience
Why Some Children Can Thrive Despite Adversity
* Resilience is born from the interplay between internal disposition and external experience.
* need supportive relationships, adaptive capacities, and positive experiences.
* at least one stable, caring, and supportive relationship between a child and an adult caregiver.
* sense of mastery over life circumstances.
* strong metacognitive skills.
* affirming faith or cultural traditions
* cope with manageable threats to physical & social well-being
* resilience can be situation-specific.
* resilience can be built; it’s not an innate trait or a resource that can be used up.
* extreme adversity nearly always generates serious problems that require treatment.
Curated by Lefouque