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Nurturing Family Resilience Through a Strengths-Based Framework

August 22, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm EDT

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About This Webinar:

Highly stressful adverse situations impact the whole family; in turn, how families deal with their challenges can facilitate positive adaptation for all members, their relationships, and the family unit.

This webinar presents core principles and guidelines in Dr. Walsh’s research-informed Family Resilience Practice Framework, identifying key relational processes that couples and families can build for resilience through difficult times.

Discussion, with illustrations, highlights the core strengths — shared beliefs, practices, and resources — that facilitate coping and positive growth: in rebounding from crisis, trauma, and loss; in navigating disruptive family transitions; and in weathering persistent multi-stress conditions.  In strengthening their resilience, families gain deeper bonds, more effective functioning, greater well-being, and enhanced capacities to overcome future life challenges.

On-Demand Recording

Resilience Series


Dr. Froma Walsh, MSW, Ph.D.

Co-Founder & Co-Director, Chicago Center for Family Health and Firestone Professor Emerita at the University of Chicago

Dr. Walsh is a foremost expert on family resilience, with extensive experience in situations of trauma and complicated loss; disruptive family transitions; and multi-stress, chronic conditions. Her research-informed family resilience framework is widely applied in research, clinical practice, and community-based services. Her collaborative, multi-level systemic practice approach integrates developmental, relational, socio-cultural, and multi-faith spiritual perspectives.

Continuing Education (CE) Credit

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Continuing Education

  • UT Social Work CE Credits are no longer available for this webinar.
  • 1.5 Contact Hours/.1 CEU from the National Council on Family Relations are available to Certified Family Life Educators (CFLE).
  • Case Management Continuing Education Credits from the Commission for Case Manager Certification are no longer available for this webinar. However, please click the button above to complete an evaluation to give us your feedback.
  • Certificates of completion are available for providers interested in documenting their professional development activities.

Event Materials

Resilience Series Overview | Flyer 

Nurturing Family Resilience PowerPoint | PDF

Glossary of Terms in Resilience Science by Ann Masten (June 2019) | PDF

Resilience Series Additional Resources | PDF


August 22, 2019
11:00 am - 12:30 pm EDT
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Resilience Series