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About the Course

How do children overcome hazardous experiences to succeed in life? What can be done to protect young people at risk from trauma, war, disasters, and other adversities? Learn about the importance of fostering resilience in children at risk. During this course, participants will: learn how trauma can affect children and the systems they depend on, gain insight into core concepts, research methods and lessons learned in last 50 years of resilience research, learn how research is being applied in the real world through interventions that promote resilience, and engage in discussions with others who are working with children at risk around the world Participants are welcome to take the MOOC at no cost or to register for a Course Certificate ($49). Those who register and earn a Course Certificate from Coursera also are eligible to sign up for continuing education clock hours through the University of Minnesota. Participants can earn 10 clock hours of continuing education credit (added cost $99) from the College of Education and Human Development at the University of Minnesota. Go here to register for continuing education clock hours for completing this course....

Top reviews


Feb 02, 2019

Wonderful and very well-detailed research-based course about resilience in children. Learned a lot from the splendid instructor. Very detailed and empowering course. Highly recommended.


Jan 19, 2017

Amazing course! It can inspire every professional who is interested in trauma- informed approach or who is working with populations experiencing traumas.

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By Emma A

Nov 29, 2018

Informative, inspiring and interactive learning platform!

By Ligia G C

May 23, 2017

Course was very interesting and I really enjoyed.

By Abdul B A M

Sep 09, 2017

Great course but little chance to practice.

By Anna R

Apr 24, 2018

Great course! Very helpful in my studies.

By Tan J F

Oct 08, 2018

An important course to learn from.

By Christy B - F

Apr 24, 2019

Great course and topic.

By Nemam G

May 13, 2018

recomend it highly

By jhaymie z

Oct 08, 2019

i love this one

By Eliana m G R

May 21, 2019

excelente curso

By John V

Jun 09, 2017


By Eva D

Mar 06, 2020

Gives a very good overview of resilience and offers a broad spectrum of resources. The lectures are well structred, but a bit lengthy.

Some of the data is outdated and very focused on the US. It would be nice to see some more recent and global examples in an updated version of the course.


Nov 26, 2019

A lot of interestning studies and besides, some really good intervention programs. It has extended my sight on this domain and I can assure that it will be very usefull in my professional life.

By prativa m

Jul 31, 2017

very very very useful course content for the better understanding of resilience and how to promote it in an austere environment.

By Angela B

Sep 08, 2019

Great course. although please stop telling us all of the readings take 10 mins when they really take like an hour or longer..

By Fatmah

Aug 04, 2017

new and important knowledge. I love the course

By Anna R

Sep 09, 2019

Really interesting, relevant to my career.

By Mêthonhou H A

Aug 22, 2019

Un très bon cours

By Matt P

Oct 01, 2018

I was looking for more practical ways to help the vulnerable children that I work with.