The Importance of Resilience: Family, School, Community Size Predictions

Burcu Keskin, Figen Akca


Resilience refers to the ability of successful adaptation and overcoming negative conditions successfully in spite of the challenges of a difficult situation; in terms of diseases, economic difficulties, violence and stress caused by modern life, it is an important issue. It is a necessity to raise resilient children who are prepared against difficulties and risks because it is not possible to eliminate all difficult and risky situations. Children live in a socio-ecological environment, so resilience develops in interaction with other elements in the environment. In this study, it is aimed to emphasize the dynamic structure and importance of resilience concept, to discuss resilience development within the context of family, school, society, culture and to focus on what can be done in order to raise resilient children. Under the scope of the research, articles and books that can be accessed as full text was examined by searching for keywords such as “resilience”, “risk factors”, “protective factors”.

Keywords: Resilience, risk factors, protective factors

DOI: 10.7176/JSTR/5-4-18

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ISSN (online) 2422-8702