How to Raise a Resilient Child: Webinar with Dr Weston

Everything you could possibly need to know about resilience packed into one talk. Dr Weston looks at factors that contribute to family resilience and practical steps that parents can take to help children become emotionally resilient. She discusses the relationship between resilience and academic achievement and touches upon the issue of digital resilience. She also focuses on how to build positive self-esteem and giving your child the tools they need to cope with failure.

Resilience and Deafness with Dr Joy Rosenberg

In this webinar, Dr Weston is joined by Dr Joy Rosenberg, to talk about effective strategies for building resilience in children who are deaf. They discuss the intersection of mainstream resilience literature with deafness and outline crucial protective factors in building resilience. These include the development of self-esteem and identity, access to language, communication and information, and supportive networks.

The 10 Rs of Resilience

This video breaks down the 10 main components of resilience, and gives you easy suggestions for boosting it. Hopefully, you will recognise some of the tips as things that you already do, as well as learn some new ideas that you can work on.

Visual Metaphors to Promote Resilience

Using metaphors in family life can help to promote children’s emotional, academic and digital resilience. In this video, Dr Weston will tell you about some of her favourites, giving you some inspiration for metaphors that could work for you.

Family Resilience Game

These family conversation starters are perfect for helping us to feel optimistic in this uncertain time. Cut them out and pop them in a hat. Use them to prompt chats about things you and your children are grateful or hopeful about.

How Resilient am I?

It’s good to remember who is there for us and how resilient we are. Encourage your child to fill in this worksheet and help them to recognise their skills, abilities and support network.