The focus is on children, education and developing resilient communities.
Many of these websites give further links to articles, books and resources. They are not in any particular order.
http://www.embracethefuture.org.au This website has been developed as part of the Resilient Schools Program (Mental Health Foundation of Australia)
www.bounceback.com.au the website for the well regarded classroom resiliency program
Response Ability - click on education: primarily for pre-service teachers
This page gets you to an on-line video of Bonnie Benard's excellent PowerPoint presentation on resilience.
http://projectresilience.com/index.htm Good articles on promoting resilience in the classroom
http://resilnet.uiuc.edu/library.html useful articles by Edith Grotberg and others
http://www.raisingresilientkids.com - links to books for families
http://www.resiliencyinc.com US education reform program
http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/resilience/MH00078 : this site includes a quick evaluation of your own resilience and tips to strengthen this.
http://ohioline.osu.edu/b875/index.html : This is a bulletin on fostering resilience in children
http://www.cce.umn.edu/nrrc/resource/index.html : this is the US National Resilience Resource Center at Minnesota
http://www.qualityhealth.com - if you search 'resilience' here you will get a number of potentially useful quizzes about how you 'bounce back'
http://www.melissainstitute.org/handouts.html You can download presentations from the 2005 conference Ways to Bolster Resilience in Victimised Children, Adults and those who help them.
http://www.curriculum.edu.au/eq/spring2006/article1.html - articles from EQ magazine on Wellbeing and Resilience.
Allen, T. Murray, M. & Simmon, K. (2005) How to Succeed with Developing ResilienceMelbourne Curriculum Corporation
Babington, B. (2004) Bouncing Back: - How to overcome setbacks, become resilient and create a happier life; Sydney Finch Publishing
Benard. B. (1991) Fostering Resilience in Kids:Protective Factors in the Family, School, and Community. Portland, OR: Western Center for Drug-Free Schools and Communities.
Benard, B. (2004) Resiliency: What we have learned. San Francisco, West Ed.
Brooks, Jean E. "Strengthening resilience in children and youths : Maximizing opportunities through the schools." Children & Schools 28.2 (2006): 69-76.
Brown, J., D'Emilio- Caston, M. & Benard, B. (2001) Resilience Education. CA Corwin Press
Deveson. A. (2003) Resilience. Crows Nest. Allen and Unwin
Fuller, A. (1998) From Surviving to Thriving: Promoting Mental Health in Young People Melbourne . Australian Council for Educational Research (Ch.8 especially on promoting resilience in high risk adolescents) This book also has a very comprehensive reference list.
Fuller, A. (2004) Creating Resilient Families Melbourne ACER
Henderson, N. & Milstein, M.M. (1996) Resiliency in Schools: Making it happen for students and educators. CA Corwin Press
Goldman. L (2005) Raising our Children to be Resilient NY Brunner Routledge
McGrath, H. & Noble, T. (2011). Bounce Back! A Classroom
Wellbeing & Resilience Program. Handbook. Plus 3 Classroom Resources
Books for K-2; Years 3-4; Years 5-8. Pearson Australia. Winner Best
Teacher Resource 2011 (Australian Educational Publishing Awards).
Milstein, M.M & Henry, D. A. (2000) Spreading Resiliency: Making it happen for Schools and Communities CA Corwin Press
Prever, M, (2006) Mental Health in Schools: A guide to Pastoral and Curriculum Provision Paul Chapman Publishing
Siebert, Al, PhD. (2005) The Resiliency Advantage: Master Change, Thrive Under Pressure, and Bounce Back From Setbacks. Berrett-Koehler Publishers,
Sergiovanni, T. (1993). Building Community in Schools. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.
Thompsen, K. (2002) Building Resilient Students Corwin Press
Wang, M.C. & Gordon, E.W. (eds) (1997) Educational Resiilience in American Inner-City Schools: Challenges and Prospects L.E. Publication NJ.
Waxman, H.C., Padron Y.N. and Gray. J. (Eds.). (2004) Educational Resiliency: Student, Teacher, and School Perspectives. Greenwich, CN: Information Age Publishing.
Werner, E. and Smith, R. (1982, 1989). Vulnerable but Invincible: A Longitudinal Study of Resilient Children and Youth. New York: Adams, Bannister, and Cox.
Withers. G. & Russell, J. (2001) Education for Resilience. Victoria. Australian Council for Educational Research
Bickart, T.B. and Wolin, S. "Practicing Resilience in the Elementary Classroom," Principal, Vol. 77 (2), 1997.
Bonnet, A. (2005) The learning of resilience. Educational Horizons 8(6), 22-23
Brooks. R. & Goldstein, S. (2005) Questions and answers about resilience. Educational Horizons 8(6) 20-21
Chadwick, S. (2004) Peer-led programs promoting resilience. Educare News, 148. 24-26
Desetta, A. and Wolin S., "Youth Communication: A model Program for Fostering Resilience Through the Act of Writing," Resiliency in Action, Winter, 1998.
Harvard Mental Health Letter (2006) Resilience Harvard Mental Health Letter, 23 (6) 5-6
Healy, B. (2002) Resiliency as a critical factor in resisting bullying University of Western Sydney SELF Research Centre
Howard, S. & Johnson, B. (2000) Young adolescents displaying resilient and non-resilient behaviour: Insight from a qualitative study - can schools make a difference? Australian Association for Research in Education - available at AARE website
Longaretti, L. (2001) Building Resilience. Principal Matters, 46. 10-13
Matthews, R. (2005) The resilient child. In-Psych Vol 27 Issue 2
Nemec, M. (2005) Emotional Literacy, resilience and a process for change in education: Making the links clear. Australian Association for Research in Education- available at AARE website
Pines, M. (1984). Resilient children: Why some disadvantaged children overcome their environments, and how we can help. Psychology Today, March.
Rutter, M. (1987). Psychosocial resilience and protective mechanisms. American Journal of Orthopsychiatry 57, 316-331.
Santa, A. (2006) How children develop resiliency. Independent Schools, 65 (3) 66-77
Waxman, Hersch C.; Gray, Jon P.; Padron, Yolanda N. (2003) Review of Research on Educational Resilience. Research Report. You can download this article from the Eric Website: http://eric.ed.gov/ERICWebPortal The reference is ED479477
Werner, E.E. (1992). The children of Kauai: Resiliency and recovery in adolescence and adulthood. Journal of Adolescent Health, Jun, 13, 262-268. (major study)