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Risk and resilience

 Risk and resilience

Consult the literature on risk and resilience . What are some probable risk and resiliency factors in the community that you are planning to work ( if you are unsure , use the local community that you are familiar with ) ? How might you as the school psychologist working within a middle school ( grade 6-8-) address some of these issues within the school context ?



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Risks are conditions that are empirically related to a particular outcome while resilience describes a characteristics that “allows a person to make appropriate behavioral choices in the presence of multiple risk factors.”Some of the risk and resilient factors in the community could include poverty as it predicts behavioral deviation and school failure. A school within a poor background and that has access to few resources is not likely to perform well. The performance of the students will also be low. The resilience part is thus…


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