This article describes 5 modifiable resilience factors to improve children’s long- and short-term health:
- fostering positive appraisal styles in children and bolstering executive function
- improving parenting
- supporting maternal mental health
- teaching parents the importance of good self care skills and household routines
- offering guidance about the impact of trauma on children
They also give 10 recommendations to pediatric healthcare providers to help children deal with and heal from adversity.