Building the Resilient School

Overcoming the Effects of Poverty With a Culture of Hope

By: Robert Barr, Emily L. Gibson

Code: SOT4169

ISBN: 9781760941697

No of Pages: 296

Publish Date: 16 November 2020


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Overcome the effects of poverty in the 21st century by embracing an innovative new vision of public schooling. With the guidance of this practical, research-driven resource, you will discover a model for building resilient schools that helps students work through their emotional and mental health needs, connect with caring adults, and find purpose for their lives.

  • Study the widespread poverty that currently exists in the United States
  • Understand the ways poverty traumatises students, impedes their mental development, and damages and interferes with their ability to learn
  • Become familiar with secondary trauma and the ways educators can be traumatised by the compassion fatigue of working in communities that experience high rates of poverty
  • Learn how the effects of poverty can be mitigated through the development of resiliency in students, which can lead to decreased absenteeism and increased learning
  • Explore the four pillars of resilient schools
  • Discover the importance of resilient schools in overcoming the effects of poverty and supporting students and students’ families who are experiencing poverty
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Price A$54.95
ISBN 9781760941697
Publish date 2020-11-16 00:00:00
Partner ID 20148
Partner Name Solution Tree Inc