Resilience Building Guides and Toolkits

Here at the Boingboing, Resilience Revolution and CRSJ community we have co-produced many toolkits, resources and approaches that focus on practical ways to build resilience. Perhaps one of the most well known is the strengths based visual tool we call the Resilience Framework. Anyone can access these resources for free, but please clearly acknowledge Boingboing in anything that you draw on in your own work in line with the permissions granted by our Creative Commons Licence, and add links to the Boingboing website so that users can access the detailed rationale and processes applied to using our tools.

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The Boingboing Resilience Framework

The Boingboing Resilience Framework

The Resilience Framework is a handy table that summarises ‘what works’ when supporting children and young people’s resilience according to the Resilience Research base. The Resilience Framework forms a cornerstone of our research and practice. On this page we have pulled together lots of useful links so you can find out all about the Resilience Framework.

Top Tips for including those with experience of disability in research teams

Top Tips for including those with experience of disability in research teams

In this blog Adam, Mirika, Lisa, Gemma and Simon all got together to think about top tips they can share with you for including those with experience of disability in research teams. Perhaps you may want to use these top tips to start a discussion within your own research team, department, or organisation.

The Resilience Tower Game

The Resilience Tower Game

The Resilience Tower is an interactive resource that introduces the Resilience Framework and promotes discussion about the different things or actions that help in life when things get tough. The Resilience Tower is a good conversation starter for either one to one or small group activities.

Including people with learning disabilities in research – A co-produced short film

Including people with learning disabilities in research – A co-produced short film

A short, animated film co-produced with people with learning disabilities that explains why it is important to include people with learning disabilities and autism in research. This film has been made by Boingboing together with ambassadors, co-researchers, staff, students and volunteers from Arts Connect, The Resilience Revolution and the University of Brighton.

Blackpool Youth Climate Assembly Document

Blackpool Youth Climate Assembly Document

This document has been co-produced by the Blackpool Youth Climate Group and research partners from Boingboing and the CRSJ to explain how the group has been created and what they hope to achieve as Blackpool’s dedicated Youth Climate Group.

The Revolution Researchers Guide to Co-Producing Research

The Revolution Researchers Guide to Co-Producing Research

In this guide the Revolution Researchers spoke to young people that are part of HeadStart co-production groups to find out about their views and experiences of taking part in co-productive research and what co-production means to them.

The Revolution Researchers Guide to Co-Producing Research

The Revolution Researchers Guide to Co-Producing Research

In this guide the Revolution Researchers use their experience working as part of the Resilience Revolution to share valuable guidance and insight aimed at supporting those who wish to involve young people co-productively in research.

Bounce Forward – Teacher Pack 2019

Bounce Forward – Teacher Pack 2019

In this 10-week programme, co-developed by Lancashire Mind, Blackpool HeadStart and Boingboing, pupils, their friends, family and wider school community can use the Resilience Framework to learn about resilience and try out practical actions to promote resilience building.

Getting your head around conferences – Conference guide

Getting your head around conferences – Conference guide

We know that going to a conference can be intimidating. Why should you go? What are they for? What do you do there? In this guide to getting your head around conferences, we hope to answer these questions and provide tips to help you prepare yourself as best as possible.

Schools mental health guide

Schools mental health guide

Supporting children and young people in their mental health: A guide for East Sussex schools. A resilience-based, whole school approach to promoting positive mental health and addressing individual needs.

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