Education Now The Power of Resilience Three experts explore the notion of resilience from a variety of perspectives, offering helpful insight into how to sustain ourselves through challenging times. Posted May 5, 2021 By News editor Counseling and Mental Health Disruption and Crises Early Education Families and Community Human Development As we emerge from the COVID-19 pandemic, the aftereffects of isolation, stress, fear, and sadness are sure to linger. How can we fortify ourselves to grapple with the legacy of this unprecedented year? How can we offer relief to ourselves, our children, our colleagues, and our loved ones? Join us as we dig into the power of resilience — not as a magic cure-all, but instead as a way to build the tools we need to contend with difficulty, fear, or loss, and to take care of ourselves, and others, so that we can weather the storm.Three experts explore the notion of resilience from a variety of perspectives, offering helpful insight into how to sustain ourselves through challenging times.Moderator:Junlei Li, Saul Zaentz Senior Lecturer in Early Childhood Education and Co-Chair, Human Development and Education Program, HGSESpeakers:Richard Weissbourd, Senior Lecturer on Education, Faculty Director, Human Development and Psychology Master's Program, and Director, Making Caring Common Project, HGSELisa Damour, clinical psychologist, best-selling author and news commentator, and author of the monthly Adolescence column in the New York TimesResources:Lisa Damour's New York Times column on adolescenceAsk Lisa: The Psychology of Parenting (podcast)Making Caring CommonEducation Week: One Key to Reducing School Suspension: A Little Respect Education Now A webinar and newsletter series to shape new approaches to challenges in education Explore All Articles Related Articles Education Now Hope and Resilience in Childhood A discussion of concrete ways to support children and adults in developing their capacities to weather the challenges brought on by the pandemic. Education Now Back to School - Moving Forward from Here HGSE experts surface key challenges and concerns for educators, leaders, and families — and share concrete ideas for addressing them. Education Now The Healing Power of Friendships and Relationships A discussion on how schools can help every student to feel that they belong — by encouraging friendships and supportive relationships.