Resilience for Youth

Wind Cars

Wind Cars PDF Instructions Prefer a PDF? Just click the button below and you can download or view a PDF version of this activity. Introduction: Students design and construct small, wind-powered sail cars using limited quantities of drinking straws, masking tape, paper and beads. Students could even compete to see which sail car travels the […]

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Facilitator Competencies

The 10 core competencies of a Resilience for Youth Program facilitator are outlined below. To evaluate a facilitator, download our evaluation form. 1. Surrendering the One-Up Relationship Walking the talk Demonstrates the basic principle of surrendering the one up (unconditional love and valuing others) at all times before during and after class Strives to live

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Program Fidelity

Keys to Fidelity To implement the Resilience for Youth program with fidelity, be sure to download and follow our Fidelity Checklist. To achieve the best results, use each of these lesson components: Visual Metaphors Presentations Learning Activities Video Clips Journals Facilitator Competencies We analyzed our highest fidelity implementations and developed a list of 10 facilitator

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Getting Started

Initial Application: So You’ve Been To Training… Now What? Step 1:  Build a lesson and teach it!  Pick any unit. For example, Flipping the Switch. Build a lesson following the flexible lesson plan template. Teach that lesson to an individual student, a class, or a group. Step 2: Practice surrendering the one-up relationship.  Select one or

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