Developing Resilience for Students Taking Vocational Courses

LIGHTNING TALK Author (s) Christopher Horn Abstract Resilience is defined as the success of adaptation in the face of adversity. In vocational courses like medicine, resilient students are less likely to experience depression than vulnerable students. Resilient students also report greater a better quality of life, a more positive outlook on their learning environment, and…

Flourishing Under Fire: Tips for promoting student resilience

LIGHTNING TALK Author(s) Sharon Harvey Abstract Resilience can be defined as recovering quickly from situations that the individual may perceive as difficult (Walker, Gleaves &Grey, 2006). But more than this, it is the ability to “endure ongoing hardship” (Walker, Gleaves & Grey, 2006 p.251) and “flourish under fire” (Ryff & Singer, 2003, p15). Student success…