Identifying and Fostering Resilience in College Students

On this episode, graduate students Bailey Bush and Alli Coleman discuss the buzzword in Student Affairs that is "resilience". Laying a foundation in definition and theory, the hosts analyze what risks are most associated with resilience in college students and brainstorm some ways Student Affairs practitioners can best mobilize their students to build skills surrounding resilience and grit.

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