‘…refers to a class of phenomena characterised by good outcomes in spite of serious threats to adaptation or development’ Source: Masten 2001. Resilience is .
‘…refers to a class of phenomena characterised by good outcomes in spite of serious threats to adaptation or development’
Source: Masten 2001
FIGURE 1: IDENTIFICATION OF RESILIENCE
(reference and downloadable copy: www.ucl.ac.uk/capabilityandresilience. Capability and Resilience: Beating the Odds Edited by Professor Mel Bartley, published by UCL Dept Epidemiology and Public Health on behalf of the ESRC Priority Network on Capability and Resilience (2003-2007). )
‘Adequate provision of health resources necessary to achieve good outcomes in spite of serious threats to adaptation or development.’
Source: Ungar2005b: 429
ability to problem solve
decent standard of living
love and sense of belonging
‘Resilience researchers’ central mission is to illuminate processes that significantly mitigate the ill effects of various adverse life conditions as well as those that exacerbate these, and thus to derive specific directions for interventions and social policies.’Source: Luther and Brown 2007:931
‘The risk factors and their consequences are widely known and routinely used in describing both research and programs...The sad truth is that far more is invested in research to understand the consequences of risk factors for young children and parents than in designing, testing, and taking to scale interventions that might change the all too predictable negative trajectories.’
Source: (Knitzer & Cohen 2007, p.358).
Professor Angie Hart
- investing in disadvantaged communities in ways that can reduce the existence and impact of negative risk factors and enhance the mechanisms that promote resilience. This would include investment to promote: