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Handbook of Resilience in Children

February 28th, 2014

in Pickering Educational Resources Library

This 2013 eBook is the second edition and is available to the BU community through the Springer platform, which means each chapter is available as a separate, downloadable pdf that you can load easily onto mobile devices.  The 527 pages of this important work contain 7 basic sections, containing 30 total chapters.  The 7 sections are: Overviews; Environmental Issues; Resilience as a Phenomenon in Childhood Disorders; Assessment; Resilience in the Clinical and School Settings; Shaping the Future of Children and Adults; and Conclusions.

Some chapters that illustrate the scope of this work include:

  • What Can We Learn about Resilience from Large-Scale Longitudinal Studies?
  • Family Violence and Parent Psychopathology: Implications for Children’s Socioemotional Development and Resilience
  • Resilience and the Disruptive Disorders of Childhood
  • Resiliency Scales for Children and Adolescents: Constructs, Research and Clinical Application
  • Resilience and the Child with Learning Disabilities
  • Building Resilience in All Children: A Public Health Approach
  • The Future of Children Today

Handbook of Resilience in Children, 2nd ed.
Sam Goldstein, Robert B. Brooks (Ed.s); Springer, 2013