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6th Annual Resilience Summit: Military Resilience and Well-Being

At the National Resilience Institute, we dedicate ourselves to collaboratively generating solutions to some of America’s greatest psychosocial challenges. One issue has threaded itself through our work from our earliest days as a community resiliency project through our growth as a nonprofit human resilience resource for our nation: suicide prevention. Through rising rates of suicide

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An Invitation to Resilient Leadership

A few years ago, Robert Near, a Veteran working for HealthWest in West Michigan, held a workgroup for CEOs, directors, administrators, and other leaders within his community.  The objective was to facilitate conversations like Peter Block recommends in his book Community: The Structure of Belonging. This is a process of working through issues in a

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Resilient Leadership: Creating a Culture of Resilience

Date And Time: Mon, 1 July 20198:30 AM – 4:00 PM CDT Location: CRST International Mount Mercy Graduate Center1650 Matterhorn Drive NortheastCedar Rapids, IA 52402 Get Direction – View map The objectives for this training are to help participants grow leadership skills, embrace true collaboration and a dedication to workforce resilience, and cultivate cultures of

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Creating Positive Cultures

Note: This is Part 3 of a series on The Ultimate Wellbeing in Education Conference (#IPENWellBeingEd) conference that our CEO, Dr. Mollie Marti, attended in London. Read Part 1 here and Part 2 here. Being a practitioner of positive psychology, I greatly enjoyed hearing Dr. Martin Seligman present his five factor PERMA framework. The following

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Resilience First Aid Series: Community Crisis Response with David Schonfeld…

Wed, 10 April 2019 – 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM CDT Cost: 0$- 25$ Get Tickets Now! LocationCRST International Graduate Center1650 Matterhorn Drive NortheastCedar Rapids, IA 52402 Supporting Children, Adults and Community at Times of Crisis and Loss Crisis and loss are common in the lives of youth, whether due to a death or crisis

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Resiliency and Trauma-Informed Care Symposium

May 22nd, 2019 | 8:15 am – 4:30 pm Cost: $25 Scholarships are available to cover this fee if needed. Please contact Joan Hackbarth at jhackbarth@tanagerplace.org for more information. Hosted by Tanager Place and National Resilience Institute (NRI), we hope you’ll help us celebrate Mental Health Month by attending the Resiliency and Trauma-Informed Care Symposium!

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Resilience Skills Are Teachable

This is Part 2 of a series on The Ultimate Wellbeing in Education Conference (#IPENWellBeingEd) that our CEO, Dr. Mollie Marti, attended in London late last year. Read Part 1 here. Martin Seligman, pictured above, who directs the Positive Psychology Center, gave an overview of the important paradigm shifts we’ve experienced over the past century

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Resilience First Aid with Lisa Cherry, International Trauma & Resilience Trainer

Thursday, February 14, 20199:00AM – 4:00PM CST Location: Mount Mercy International Graduate Center1650 Matterhorn Drive NE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52402Seating is limited, register today! Meet your trainer Lisa Cherry, MA ED, an author and Doctoral Researcher from Oxford Brookes University, is a leading international trainer and consultant who equips community helpers and crisis responders to work in

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Expert Strategies to Grow Resilience and Well-Being

Our CEO, Dr. Mollie Marti, recently represented the National Resilience Institute at The Ultimate Wellbeing in Education Conference (#IPENWellBeingEd) in London. In this blog, she shares key takeaways. A future blog will share highlights from the keynote speaker, Dr. Martin Seligman, a researcher whose body of work includes learned optimism and positive psychology.    The

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