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Building resilience in young people print version | course feedback

Duration: This is a one day course

Tutor(s): Chris Johnstone.


Notes: Please contact us for a detailed course outline with full agenda    

Course Outline

Resilience training has been shown to reduce the risk of depression and anxiety. Using evidence based interventions that are easily applied and taught, this course identifies strategies and insights to strengthen resilience skills in young people to promote emotional and mental health and well-being. Explore self-help tools for young people to develop growth mindsets, nourish inner reserves, recover from setbacks and build resilient responses to difficult situations.    


To increase understanding of how learnable skills, strategies and insights can strengthen resilience in young people and ourselves. The course focuses on evidence-based interventions and self-help tools that are easily applied and taught.

To increase participantsí familiarity with resilience insights, interventions and self-help practices they can use themselves and pass on to the young people they work with.



By the end of the course participants will have had opportunities to:

  • Be aware of the evidence base showing that resilience training reduces the risk of depression and anxiety in young people
  • Recognise how growth mindsets can help recovery from setbacks
  • Explore methods for drawing out strengths in themselves and/or clients
  • Become more familiar with practical strategies for problem solving, recovering from setbacks, dealing with distress and improving relationships.



Please contact us for an up to date course outline.    
Competences - NHS KSF HWB1