Resilience in Children Exposed to Trauma, Disaster and War: Global Perspectives

University of Minnesota
Start date: 
25 Sep 2017

"How do children overcome hazardous experiences to succeed in life? What can be done to protect young people at risk from trauma, war, disasters, and other adversities? Learn about the importance of fostering resilience in children at risk.

During this course, participants will: learn how trauma can affect children and the systems they depend on, gain insight into core concepts, research methods and lessons learned in last 50 years of resilience research, learn how research is being applied in the real world through interventions that promote resilience, and engage in discussions with others who are working with children at risk around the world."

This four-week course offered by the University of Minnesota is open to all. There is no time limit for completion. Click here for more information and to enroll.

Type of learning: 
Self paced
Psychosocial support
Protective factors & resilience
Target professionals: 
Non-governmental Organisation (NGO)
Project Manager
NGO worker
Social Worker
Language(s) of the materials: 

This project is funded by: