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Helping Kids be resilient

This is something we psychologists have known for a while, but here’s a story from NPR on a program at U Penn about teaching kids to be emotionally resilient.

The academic schedule is tight, and the students’ days are packed with rigorous academics, but Tom Brunzell, the dean of students, says it’s important for these fifth-, sixth- and seventh-graders to take time out for “Emotional Health 101.”

Read more at NPR.org.