The organizations or institutions listed on this page are engaged in either research or practice related to the resilience of children and families.
- Center for Applied Research and Educational Improvement (CAREI) in the College of Education and Human Development at the University of Minnesota
- Center for Research on the Education of Students Placed At-Risk (CRESPAR) at Johns Hopkins University and Howard University
- International Resilience Project, a project of the Resilience Research Center at Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
- National Resilience Resource Center, University of Minnesota
- Negotiating Resilience Project, a project of the Resilience Research Center at Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
- Resilience Research Center, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
The following centers, sponsored by the Bernard van Leer Foundation, provide services and engage in practices intended to foster the resilience of children and families.
- Circo y Resiliencia (Jorge Inostroza de Iquique, Chile) (en Español)Editor's Note: this url is no longer active.
This project seeks to support resilience by fostering characteristics internal to the individual, such as self-esteem, humor, and creativity, and by fostering external conditions, such as social support networks.
- Instituto Acción Para el Progreso (INAPRO)
(Huancavelica, Peru) (en Español)
INAPRO works with families and children in the high Andes, rural areas, and marginal urban areas. INAPRO seeks to support children's resilience, prevent child abuse, and support families' behavioral changes that will improve their quality of life.
- Kusisqa Wawa (Ayacucho, Peru) (Español and Quechua)Editor's Note: this url is no longer active.
Project Kusisqa Wawa, sponsored by the Ministerio de Promoción de la Mujer y del Desarrollo Humano (PROMUDEH) in Lima, Perú, seeks to prevent the negative effects of child maltreatment and to foster resilience in boys and girls in Andean communities in the districts of Socos and Vinchos in the Department of Ayacucho.
Lugar de Criança
(Fortaleza, Ceará , Brasil) (Versão em Português | Children's Place Project - English Version)
[Editor's note (04-30-07): this url is no longer active.]
This project seeks to enhance opportunities for children and families living under conditions of social and economic adversity, with the objective of developing their innate potential.
- Proyecto: Prevención de agresiones entre niños pequeños
(Peru) (en Español) [Editor's note (09-11-06): this url is no longer active.]
This project supports efforts to develop the social and emotional skills of children in Peru, focusing on rural areas and marginalized areas of cities.