Analyse the Importance of Supporting Resilience in Children and Young People.

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Analyse The Importance Of Supporting Resilience In Children And Young People. Resilience is about being independent, standing on your own two feet or taking back the power. It is important because it can help reverse some of the effects that bullying can have on children and young people. It is also a life skill and will be useful to a child in many areas of life, it will give them confidence not only to stand up for themselves but also to champion the rights of others, it can help to increase the child’s value in themselves and helps to promote and restore self-esteem. It can prevent children taking more drastic action like self harming or suicide and can send a message to the bullies that what they’re doing is not working. If…show more content…
Teaching them how to behave to others that promotes their behaviour and dispositions Teach children to solve problems and make decisions Try and think of some activities where they could achieve any of the above - i.e. preparing and making their own snack - making sandwiches - getting everything ready, choosing the filling and making it. Doing something from start to finish will give them a sense of achievement. Resilience is something that needs to be built up in layers. Some children may have a better disposition/character that may make them gain resilience a little easier, for those that don't have such an 'easy' nature, they may need a little more help to gain pse skills to help them build up their
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