"Building a foundation of resiliency will help schools and communities strengthen their futures. Milstein and Henry establish an excellent set of guiding principles. Every educational administrator needs to read and reflect upon this important work."
"The book provides a wide selection of practical and user-friendly tools and strategies for understanding the meaning and importance of resiliency. A must for teachers, school leaders, boards of trustees, and parents concerned about the well-being of their schools and communities."
"Contains an excellent combination of theory and practice concerning resiliency. The conversational style and practical ideas are very useful in helping me as a leader get my head around making the transition from textbook to school and community reality."
"In a world that continues to offer new challenges to students' and adults' sense of personal and professional well-being and commitment to community, this highly practical yet deeply thoughtful book is a must-read, must-use for leaders in schools, communities, and businesses. No other book in the field of resiliency manages to combine the deep thought and practical wisdom of its authors in such a powerful way."
"The resiliency work within our school allowed staff to identify their individual strengths, which then contributed to the collective power of the team by building avenues for quality communication within our professional community."
"Milstein and Henry have done policy makers and education practitioners an enormous service by developing the concept of resiliency—the capacity to adapt in the face of adversity—as a practical way of engaging communities in school improvement."
"The authors provide strategies that educators, leaders, and students need to cope with life's challenges and make the most of life's possibilities."
"Milstein and Henry have given us a blueprint to create schools and communities that will spread resiliency in young people. The book is a guide for making schools and communities healthier places, and it shows how to create an environment that will produce healthier adults and children. It is not merely a call to action, but a primer for making it happen."
"With this achievement of a book, Milstein and Henry offer both a clear rationale for advocating resiliency as a goal and a practical guide for progressing on the path toward resiliency."
“A practical, powerful guide to creating healthier school environments, offering an interactive workbook format packed with successful strategies.”