Promoting Student Resilience and Wellbeing: Asia-Pacific Resilient Children and Communities Project

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Title Promoting Student Resilience and Wellbeing: Asia-Pacific Resilient Children and Communities Project
Author Sun, Jing; Stewart, Donald Edwin
Book Title International Research Handbook on Values Education and Student Wellbeing
Editor Terence Lovat, Ron Toomey, Neville Clement
Year Published 2010
Place of publication United States
Publisher Springer
Abstract The purpose of this chapter is to explore the association between resilience and wellbeing based on evidence from the 'Asia-Pacific Resilient Children and Communitiesș Project. The main research findings derived from the study were: (1) low resilience scores predispose individuals to mental health risks; and, (2) an intervention programme using a holistic school approach to promote resilience factors such as self-esteem/efficacy, school connectedness and personal integrity significantly promoted student wellbeing and prevented mental health problems.
Peer Reviewed Yes
Published Yes
Publisher URI http://www.springerlink.com
Alternative URI http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-90-481-8675-4_25
Copyright Statement Copyright 2010 Springer. The attached file is reproduced here in accordance with the copyright policy of the publisher. It is the author-manuscript version of the paper. Please refer to the publisher's website for further information.
Chapter Number 25
Page from 390
Page to 407
ISBN 9789048186747
Date Accessioned 2010-07-21
Date Available 2011-05-26T06:57:19Z
Language en_AU
Research Centre Griffith Health Institute; Population and Social Health Research Program
Faculty Griffith Health Faculty
Subject Medicinal and Biomolecular Chemistry; Mental Health
URI http://hdl.handle.net/10072/34223
Publication Type Book Chapters
Publication Type Code b1

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