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Episode 5: What Is Resilience?

In this episode, Mr. Robertson defines individual and collective resilience as well as toxic notions of resilience (“Don’t talk, Don’t trust, Don’t feel.”). Mr. Robertson also explores the factors that cause stressful experiences to be either positive, tolerable, or toxic for young people’s health and well-being. He addresses ways in which schools can be a source of protective factors and foster resiliency skills.   

Ep. 5 Trauma-Informed Teaching Resource Guide

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