Resilience Skills in a Time of Uncertainty

We are all facing different and difficult challenges as we confront the COVID-19 pandemic. In order to support you in this time of uncertainty, the University of Pennsylvania is sharing this free and unique version of Dr. Karen Reivich’s “Resilience Skills” course from the Specialization Foundations of Positive Psychology. Learn how to incorporate resilience interventions into your personal and professional life with Dr. Karen Reivich. In this course, you are exposed to the foundational research in resilience, including protective factors such as mental agility and optimism.

Course syllabus:

  1. Resilience and Optimism

  2. Cognitive Approaches to Resilience: Strategies to Increase Optimism and Resilient Thinking

  3. Managing Anxiety and Increasing Positive Emotions Like Gratitude

  4. Leveraging Character Strengths and Strengthening Relationships