Student resilience survey

This resource is a survey measurement tool intended to monitor the mental health and wellbeing of children and young people.

This multi-dimensional survey aims to measure students’ perceptions of their individual characteristics, as well as the environmental factors around them using 12 subscales. These include:

  • Communication and cooperation
  • Self-esteem
  • Empathy
  • Problem solving
  • Goals and aspirations
  • Family connection
  • School connection
  • Community connection
  • Autonomy experience
  • Pro-social peers
  • Meaningful participation in community activity
  • Peer support

The survey is supported by evidence-based research and signposts to other relevant resources which can be used in conjunction with it. It is available in two formats, making it accessible for different audiences.

Using this resource

This resource is designed for:

  • use by mental health leads working with students aged 7 to 19.

Learning outcomes

This resource addresses the following learning outcomes:

  • Implement a process to identify those who may need additional support, working with other staff across the school to use pre-existing documents, such as education health care plans, where appropriate.
  • Use (and be able to adapt as required) relevant tools to assess need, and monitor interventions to support pupil and student progress.

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