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Fostering Resiliency in Kids: Protective Factors in the Family, School, and Community

By Bonnie Benard


Every teacher knows the special student who overcomes the hazards of a risk-filled environment—poverty, violence, drugs—to become a healthy, competent young adult.

This research synthesis discusses how such resiliency can be fostered in school by looking beyond the deficits of a child’s life to capitalize on strengths.

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Product #: WC-91-01
Copyright: 1991
Format: PDF
Pages: 36
Publisher: Far West Laboratory for Educational Research and Development & the Western Regional Center for Drug-Free Schools and Communities