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Week
1

Week 1

3 hours to complete

Week 1: Origins and Landmark Studies in the Science of Resilience in Children

3 hours to complete
6 videos (Total 57 min), 7 readings, 2 quizzes
6 videos
1.2 Origins and 4 Waves of Resilience Science9m
1.3 Defining Resilience14m
1.4 Early Landmark Studies of Resilience13m
1.5 Resilience in Books and Films6m
Optional video: Resilience in the face of adversity by the Center for Substance Abuse Prevention.4m
7 readings
Required reading10m
Optional video on Dr. Maddaus10m
Additional Videos (optional)10m
Optional reading10m
Active Learning Assignment 1: Interview on Resilience10m
Week 1 Discussion10m
Coming next week10m
2 practice exercises
Self-Report for Completing Active Learning Assignment 130m
Week 1 Quiz30m
Week
2

Week 2

3 hours to complete

Week 2: Methods and Models of Research on Resilience (including case studies)

3 hours to complete
9 videos (Total 90 min), 5 readings, 2 quizzes
9 videos
2.2 Person-focused methods: Single Case Studies (including the case of Sara)10m
2.3 Person-focused models and methods: Group Comparisons15m
2.4 Variable-focused methods: Risk gradients11m
2.5 Variable-focused methods: Promotive factors6m
2.6 Variable-focused methods: Moderator models and protective factors9m
2.7 Combined methods14m
2.8 Pathway models8m
2.9 Intervention models9m
5 readings
2.10 Intervention Examples10m
Active Learning Assignment 2: Case Study of Dr. Michael Maddaus10m
Week 2 Discussion10m
Reminder10m
Coming next week10m
2 practice exercises
Case study of Mike Maddaus: Self-report for Completing Active Learning Assignment 230m
Week 2 Quiz30m
Week
3

Week 3

3 hours to complete

Week 3: Effects on Children of Natural and Technological Disasters

3 hours to complete
6 videos (Total 74 min), 6 readings, 2 quizzes
6 videos
3.2 Effects17m
3.3 Resilience and recovery9m
3.4 Intervention17m
3.5 Preparing for Disaster10m
Interview with Joy Osofsky on Children in Disaster12m
6 readings
Required reading10m
Infographics10m
Active Learning Assignment 3: Disaster10m
Week 3 Discussion10m
Reminder10m
Coming next week10m
2 practice exercises
Disaster: Self-report for Completing Active Learning Assignment 330m
Week 3 Quiz30m
Week
4

Week 4

3 hours to complete

Week 4: Resilience in Children Exposed to War and Political Violence

3 hours to complete
8 videos (Total 82 min), 5 readings, 1 quiz
8 videos
4.2 Threats to Child Development12m
4.3 Telling the Story8m
4.4 War and Resilience17m
4.5 Terror and Resilience12m
4.6 Intervention Studies10m
4.7 Youth in Political Conflicts11m
4.8 Pathways to Peace5m
5 readings
Video Activity: Choose One10m
Resources on peace education mentioned in the video lectures - for your interest, not required10m
Week 4 Discussion10m
Reminder10m
Coming next week10m
1 practice exercise
Week 4 Quiz30m

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