By Growing With Gratitude
(Non government organisation)
The resilience module is a series of lessons that are designed to teach and grow resilience in our young people.
Project implemented: 2 September 2019
To build and protect mental wellbeing and to teach emotional regulation skills to young people.
Volunteering Strategy for SA focus area: 2
UN Sustainable Development Goal: 3, 4
Why is this project important
Growing With Gratitude Resilience is helping young people to:
- develop a sound understanding of what it means to be resilient
- learn how to control their emotions
- understand how resilience can help them to bounce back and not give up.
Key steps to make it happen
The Growing With Gratitude Resilience Module is free and fully resourced for schools to access.
The purpose of the module is to teach our future generation skill, so they are equipped to better deal with stressors, emergencies and disasters, as well as overcome challenges and adversity that may arise.
It also has a positive impact on their current family situation by providing the young person the means to guide the family into volunteering activities and creating connections within the community.
Impact to date
- As of October 20, 2019 – 9 schools equalling 4668 students, have registered.
- Evaluation of students’ participation in the program will be collected.
- Ethics approval gained will allow for more in depth study.
South Australian Fire and Emergency Services Commission (Natural Disaster Resilience Program), and Australian Government Department of Home Affairs.
About Growing With Gratitude
Growing With Gratitude is a resilience program that builds and protects young people’s mental wellbeing.
It does this by teaching skills based on gratitude, kindness, positive reflection, empathy, mindfulness and serving others, resulting in greater resilience and happiness.
Furthermore, it teaches young people skills to overcome adversity and challenges, as well as teaching them to be good citizens.
Ashely Manuel, Director, Growing With Gratitude
t: 0405 722 355 e: firstname.lastname@example.org