Resiliency Scales for Children and Adolescents: Theory, Research, and Clinical Application

  • Sandra Prince-EmburyEmail author
Part of the The Springer Series on Human Exceptionality book series (SSHE)


This chapter will describe the Resiliency Scales for Children and Adolescents (RSCA) (Prince-Embury, 2006a, 2006b, 2006c, 2007) as an assessment of personal resiliency that is based on three core developmental systems commonly associated with adaptive functioning. In addition, this chapter will summarize and integrate the developmental theory underlying the RSCA, present research including reliability and validity evidence and discuss clinical application of the RSCA for preventive screening and clinical intervention.


Index Score Emotional Reactivity Emotional Intelligence Vulnerability Index Validity Evidence 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Resiliency Institute of Allenhurst, LLC.West AllenhurstUSA

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