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15.06.2022

Online Course: Resilience in Children Exposed to Trauma, Disaster, and War: Global Perspectives

A free massive open online course of the University of Minnesota
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How do children overcome hazardous experiences to succeed in life? What can be done to protect young people at risk from trauma, war, disasters, and other adversities? Learn about the importance of fostering resilience in children at risk.

During this course, participants will:

  • Learn how trauma can affect children and the systems they depend on
  • Gain insight into core concepts, research methods and lessons learned in last 50 years of resilience research
  • Learn how research is being applied in the real world through interventions that promote resilience
  • Engage in discussions with others who are working with children at risk around the world

Participants are welcome to take the MOOC at no cost or to register for a Course Certificate ($49). Those who register and earn a Course Certificate from Coursera also are eligible to sign up for continuing education clock hours through the University of Minnesota.

Participants can earn 10 clock hours of continuing education credit (added cost $99) from the College of Education and Human Development at the University of Minnesota.

Registration