Three-Factor Model of Personal Resiliency and Related Interventions

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


This chapter will describe a three-factor model of personal resiliency (Prince-Embury, 2006a, 2006b, 2006c, 2007) 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 three-factor model, present theory, and research evidence supporting the model. This model was developed by Prince-Embury (2006a, 2006b, 2006c, 2007) as a way of simplifying resilience theory for practical application, in conjunction with the development of the Resiliency Scales for Children and Adolescents (RSCA) (Prince-Embury, 2006a, 2006b, 2006c, 2007) as a user friendly tool for tapping the three-factor model.


Emotional Reactivity Emotional Intelligence Vulnerability Index Validity Evidence Parent Attachment 
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  1. 1.The Resiliency Institute of Allenhurst, LLC.West AllenhurstUSA

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