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Resiliency and Life Skills Basics Onboarding

Length of Training - 1 hour self-paced

What do Resiliency and Life Skills really mean? In this self-paced virtual training, participants will be able to develop a foundational understanding of resiliency and life skills, including an introduction to common language and structures used in state and national frameworks to guide effective implementation in OST settings.  Participants also reflect upon why resiliency and life skills are important in their personal lives and in the lives of peers and youth, the science of resilience, and apply learning through interactive self-awareness practices, journaling and self-check exercises.


Training Objectives:

Participants will:

  1. Explore the meaning of “resiliency and life skills” and brainstorm what resiliency and life skills look and feel like in a personal experience.
  2. Learn the benefits of resiliency and life skills for adults and children through a review of scientific findings and reflection on practice.
  3. Define and explain the resiliency and life skills from the Florida Health Skills, Florida Resiliency Standards, and Weikart frameworks.
  4. Review the four areas of implementation – climate and culture, explicit instruction, integration and family engagement.

Core Knowledge, Skills and Competencies Addressed (CKSCs):  


Child/Youth Growth and Development

Identify - F. Identifies physical, cognitive, language and communication, social and emotional, and creative development benchmarks.

Apply - C. Communicates about physical, cognitive, language and communication, social and emotional, cultural and creative differences among children and youth.


Learning Environments and Curriculum

Physical, Social/Emotional, and Cognitive Development

Apply- B. Implements strategies to develop young people’s self-awareness, social awareness, self-management, relationship-building and responsible decision-making skills.


Primary QIS Scales Addressed:


I. Safe Environment

I-E. Creating Safe Spaces

I-E-1. Foster positive climate

I-E-3. Provide support for safe space

I-E-6. Show active inclusion.

III. Interactive Environment

III-K. Sense of Belonging

III-K.1. Young people get to know each other

III-K.2. Inclusive relationships

Date Information
This self-paced one hour virtual training session will be available for completion within a seven day period. Please note you must complete the session in one sitting within the start and end date window below:


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