Resilience Part II: How practitioners can improve resilience of young people in OoHC/YJ

This week’s blog continues the focus on influential child psychiatrist, Michael Rutter – this time his work on resilience. The last blog post defined ‘resilience’ and identified the underlying factors that give rise to resilience. Today, we will investigate how resilience might develop – especially in young people in OoHC and YJ settings. Firstly, Rutter notes that the research findings…

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Resilience: Why are some children resilient and others are not? (Part 1)

This week’s blog continues to focus on influential child psychiatrist Michael Rutter –  this time examining his work on resilience. Today I will attempt to define ’resilience’ before exploring some of the underlying mechanism that give rise to it. Next week we will consider how resilience might be developed, especially in young people in OoHC and YJ settings. Defining Resilience…

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