Resilience books for caregivers, educators, and professionals authored by internationally recognized youth resilience scholars:

Dr. Michael Ungar, Dalhousie University

Dr. Robert Brooks, Harvard Medical School

Dr. Ann Masten, University of Minnesota

Dr. Sandra Prince-Embury, Resiliency Institute of Allenhurst

Southwick, S. M., Bonanno, G. A., Masten, A. S., Panter-Brick, C., & Yehuda, R. (2014). Resilience definitions, theory, and challenges: Interdisciplinary perspectives. European Journal of Psychotraumatology5, 25338. 

  • This paper discusses current issues in the field of resilience research, including its definition, determinants, and promotion strategies. Emphasizes the multi-dimensional nature of resilience and recognizes opportunities for its development on multiple levels (e.g., individual, relational, family, community, and systemic).