Resilience Education / Edition 1

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In this book, the authors offer a set of principles and practical applications to help educators make a difference in their students' lives.

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Editorial Reviews

Dennis Saleebey
"This is a helpful book whose prescriptions can bring a transformation in the way you think, feel, and act in the educational environment. It can strengthen your belief in the power and promise of students themselves."
Patrick Akos
"Everyone in practice, from superintendents to teachers, will enjoy this book. Offers a strong foundation and a neat model to assist educators in implementing resilience education. Everyone from superintendents to teachers will enjoy this book!"
Rodney Skager
"Resilience Education gives practical strategies for working with children and illustrates them with examples. It readily lends itself to the education of both teachers and parents. This book should be on every reading list."
Lynn Jones
"Bravo to the authors! A refreshing look at asset building that can lead to the learner utilizing more of her/his own personal resources in the learning process."
Cheryl Armon
"Completely accessible to all readers. All students would benefit from the objectives of Resilience Education."
Randy Kroeker
"Highly recommended for educators and social services professionals who work with youth."
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780761976264
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications
  • Publication date: 10/23/2000
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 128
  • Product dimensions: 0.27 (w) x 6.69 (h) x 9.61 (d)

Table of Contents

About the Authors
Pt. I Supporting Evidence for Resilience 1
1 The Limitations of a Risk Orientation 3
2 Understanding the Human Capacity for Healthy Adaptation 10
3 Applying a Resilience Approach to Education 19
Pt. II The PORT-able Approach to Resilience Education 29
4 Educating Through Participation, Observation, Reflection, and Transformation 31
5 Participation: Authentic, Active Engagement 40
6 Observation: Noting Your Experience 52
7 Reflection: Interpreting Your Experience 62
8 Transformation: Being Aware of and Responsible for Change 80
9 Bringing It All Together 87
References 95
Index 103
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