Course curriculum

  • 1

    Welcome to the course!

    • What is The Resilient Mindset Model?

  • 2

    The Four S's of Resilience

    • Understanding Resilience and It's Power

    • Self, Situation, Supports, and Strategies

    • Understanding Our Responses

    • Reflecting on the Four S's

  • 3

    Brain Development

    • Early Brain Development

    • Understanding the Adolescent Brain

    • Reflecting on Brain Development

  • 4

    The Four Characters

    • The Ant

    • Reflecting on The Ant

    • The Grasshopper

    • Reflecting on The Grasshopper

    • The Glowworm

    • Reflecting on The Glowworm

    • The Dragonfly

    • Reflecting on The Dragonfly

  • 5

    R.E.A.C.T.S.

    • R.E.A.C.T.S.

    • Reflecting on R.E.A.C.T.S.

  • 6

    Well Done!

    • Moving forward with your new knowledge...

About the Instructor

Founder of Pathways to Empower

Dr. Donna Volpitta

Always an educator, Dr. Volpitta loves finding ways to translate neuroscience so that people can apply it to their own lives. Her work is grounded in the latest research in neurology, psychology, and education. She is the co-author of The Resilience Formula, author of Neuroworld, co-creator of the Nametags Education Program, and is a sought-after speaker. A former classroom teacher (and mother of 4 adolescents!) with experience in both general and special education, Donna holds a doctoral degree in Learning Dis/Abilities from Teachers College, Columbia University.

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