Building Resilience in Children and Teens: Giving Kids Roots and Wings

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Published USA, 2015 (3rd edition)
The plan for resilience outlined in this book can help children aged from 18 months to 18 years build the seven Crucial Cs: competence, confidence, connection, character, contribution, coping and control. The strategies help children and teenagers to make wise decisions, recognize and build on their natural strengths, and deal effectively with stress. The fully revised second edition of this book includes new chapters on perfectionism, the negative portrayal of teenagers and how it biases parents and damages young people, community-based resilience building, and when parents' resilience has reached its limits. NEW UPDATED EDITION

CONTENTS
Resilience and Stress
Competence and Confidence
Connection, Character and Contribution
Coping
Control
When Resilience is Challenged Beyond Reasonable Limits
Especially for Communities and Individual Teens

Kenneth Ginsburg is a Professor of Paediatrics at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine.
Paperback. 357 pages