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The Handbook For Working With Children & Youth: Pathways To Resilience Across Cultures and Contexts examines lives lived well despite adversity. Calling upon some of the most progressive thinkers in the field, it presents a groundbreaking collection of original writing on the theories, methods of study, and interventions to promote resilience. Unlike other works that have left largely unquestioned their own culture-bound interpretations of the ways children and youth survive and thrive, this volume explores the multiple paths children follow to health and well-being in diverse national and international settings. It demonstrates the connection between social and political health resources and addresses the more immediate concerns of how those who care for children create the physical, emotional, and spiritual environments in which resilience is nurtured.     

Intercepts of Resilience and Systems of Care
Intercepts of resilience and systems of care
Mary I. ArmstrongBeth A. StroulRoger A. Boothroyd

The purpose of this chapter is to explore the concepts of systems of care and of child resilience and to examine the ways in which these concepts intersect. The chapter begins with a review of the concepts of systems of care and resilience, providing a brief background, a summary of key elements, and a review of recent clarifications of each of these concepts. Intercepts, or points of agreement, between the two concepts are then outlined, as well as divergences. The chapter concludes with a set of recommendations regarding how a synthesis of the two concepts can lead to improved systems of treatment services and supports for ...

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