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ERIC Number: EJ933195
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2011-Aug
Pages: 14
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 65
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0033-3085
Assessing Personal Resiliency in the Context of School Settings: Using the Resiliency Scales for Children and Adolescents
Prince-Embury, Sandra
Psychology in the Schools, v48 n7 p672-685 Aug 2011
This article addresses measurement issues in the examination of resiliency within school settings. The Resiliency Scales for Children and Adolescents is described as an example of an instrument developed specifically for this purpose. This description identifies developmentally sound factors of personal resiliency that are relevant for youth in school settings. Also addressed are criteria of psychometric soundness required for universal screening and impact tracking, norm-based profiles of personal resiliency, and summary indices of resource and vulnerability for use in screening. (Contains 1 table and 2 figures.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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