Classroom Resilience: Practical Assessment for Intervention

  • Samuel Y. SongEmail author
  • Beth Doll
  • Kelly Marth
Part of the The Springer Series on Human Exceptionality book series (SSHE)


Resilience research has proven to be helpful to those committed to improving academic and psychosocial outcomes for students within schools. Empirical descriptions of children who succeed despite growing up in very adverse living conditions have been used as an undergirding foundation to applied practice in schools (Doll & Cummings, 2008; Doll et al., 2009; Werner, 2006). However, a major challenge has been the translation of diverse resilience constructs and research (described in detail in  Chap. 1) into practical assessments of resilience that are meaningful in schools. School practitioners require assessment strategies that capture the foundations of developmental resilience research, while also relating in important ways to the empirical precursors to school success and using procedures that are resource efficient and highly beneficial for educational planning.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Counseling & School Psychology DepartmentSeattle UniversitySeattleUSA
  2. 2.College of Education and Human SciencesUniversity of Nebraska LincolnLincolnUSA

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