PhD Funding

PhD funding available
Fully Funded PhD Studentships working on resilience-based practice with Angie Hart and colleagues
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Resilience Forum

Resilience & peer support
Thursday 27 April - FREE
1.15pm – 3.00pm
A501 Checkland, Falmer
University of Brighton


Free 2hr intro to resilience
Thur 27 Apr - Free

Intro to Resilient Therapy
Mon 20 Mar - Free/£120

Practitioner resilience
Tue 21 Mar - Free/£120

Understanding the Academic Resilience Approach
Fri 5 May - Free/£120

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Introduction to resilience
Mon 19 Jun - £120

Practitioner resilience
Tue 4 April - £120

Understanding the Academic Resilience Approach
Tue 26 Sep - £120

ARA intensive 3 day course
Mon 8-Wed 10 May - £300

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Boingboing's new range of co-produced resilience tools developed by young people facing challenges
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Resilience Framework CYP

What is resilience?

Resilience is:

- Bouncing Back? Bouncing Up? Bouncing Forward?
- Doing better than you'd think given the circumstances?
- Beating the odds?

Or as our boingboing working definition (as of December 2013) puts it:

- Beating the odds whilst also changing the odds.

Google ‘resilience’ and you’ll get over 9.5 million hits.  From understanding how to improve the lot of kids going through tough times, to choosing tights that won’t ladder, ‘resilience’ is in the frame. 

‘Resilience’ has been wheeled on to explain differences in how well individuals cope with adversity. It’s used in thinking on disaster relief, planning community development initiatives, advertising the latest wrinkle-diminishing face cream, and in school settings, improving children’s ability to bounce back.

But what exactly does the word mean? And, is it really that useful for anyone interested in helping people overcome serious inequalities?

In this resilience section we will try to introduce: