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

Children are often most affected by trauma, disaster, conflict and war. Their wellbeing and protection always should be a priority. In this course you will learn how children overcome challenges related to traumatizing events and hazardous experiences. You will what can be done to protect children during wars and disasters and how you can help foster resilience in children.

In this course you will analyze how trauma affects children, what systems are crucial for child development and key takeaways from fifty years of resilience research. You will also explore how this research is applied in real life contexts around the world.

The course that is offered by University of Minnesota takes roughly 20 hours to complete. It is taught entirely in English but contains videos with subtitles in multiple languages including Arabic, French, Portuguese (European), Italian, Vietnamese, German, Russian, English, Spanish, Hungarian. You can choose to audit the course for free or opt in for a paid verified certificate by University of Minnesota.

University of Minnesota
Resilience
Introductory
4 weeks
Coursera
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