Creating Resilient Mindsets in Children and Adolescents: A Strength-Based Approach for Clinical and Nonclinical Populations

  • Robert Brooks
  • Suzanne Brooks
Part of the The Springer Series on Human Exceptionality book series (SSHE)


During the past 25 years, there has been a burgeoning interest in the study of resilience in children and adolescents (Beardslee & Podorefsky, 1988; Brooks, 2011; Brooks & Goldstein, 2001, 2007, 2011; Crenshaw, 2010; Goldstein & Brooks, 2007; Goldstein, Brooks, & DeVries, 2013; Prince-Embury & Saklofske, 2013; Werner & Smith, 2001). As described by Masten (Masten, 2001; Wright, Masten, & Naarayan, 2013), there have been four different phases or “waves” in examining resilience.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of PsychiatryHarvard Medical SchoolNeedhamUSA
  2. 2.Harvard Medical School and McLean HospitalNeedhamUSA
  3. 3.Weston Public SchoolsWestonUSA

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