Resilience is the ability to thrive, adapt, and cope despite tough times. It is the ability to overcome and, in some cases, benefit from challenging experiences. Both staff and students benefit from the ability to bounce back from challenges with new learning and strength.
Caring Adult-Student Relationships
It is important to note the Critical role that caring adult-student relationship play in the positive development of youth. Youth with at least one caring committed adult relationship are more likely to flourish and become productive adults, including a greater likelihood of:
- Participation in after-school activities
- Staying calm and controlled when faced with challenges
- Feeling less sad and depressed, and
- Less likely to report experiencing bullying - Caring Adults: Important for Positive Child Well-Being