How to Bounce Back and Grow: Building Your Resilience Skills

Ref: C3744533

Resilience is a set of skills which can be learnt and strengthened. This course enables you to practice and embed key skills and habits that will enable you to meet life challenges and navigate transitions smoothly. These include strategies to increase wellbeing, manage difficult feelings, and engage with others in a positive way. It will be activity based and interactive, with opportunities for discussion in small groups and a chance to share your experience of trying out the techniques.

Course aim

Resilience is a set of skills which can be learnt and strengthened. This course enables you to practice and embed key skills and habits that will enable you to meet life challenges and navigate transitions smoothly.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • No skills or experience needed

By the end of the course I should be able to:

  • Identify strategies for improving my wellbeing
  • Discover ways to manage my feelings when I experience difficult events
  • Develop habits that encourage me to feel positive
  • Identify strategies for developing my social support networks

How will I be taught?

  • The WEA tutor will use a range of different teaching and learning methods and encourage you and the group to be actively involved in your learning
  • You will be invited to practice new approaches in between the classes and offered a range of reading materials and resources.

What kind of feedback can I expect?

  • You will be encouraged to share your work with the group and discuss your learning
  • You will be encouraged to consider other students work and give your opinions and suggestions

What else do I need to know?

  • All materials will be provided

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

  • No pre reading or pre course work is required
  • No pre reading is required but research on the subject on the internet or in the library may be helpful

What can I do next?

  • There are no prescribed next steps, though with greater resilience skills you may find that you wish to explore new career, learning or social opportunities to enrich your life.

Download full course information sheet

How to Bounce Back and Grow: Building Your Resilience Skills

Enrolment Conditions

As a registered charity, and to meet our funders’ requirements, we need to check a few things with you before you book. Please could we ask that you check the list below to ensure you meet our basic criteria:

  • You are paying the standard fee (with a credit or debit card) or you are on any of the qualifying benefits
  • You have a valid email address so that you can receive confirmation of your booking
  • You have been resident in the UK, EU or EEA for the last 3 years
  • You are aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2019
  • You have read and accept our standard terms and conditions

Not sure or have further questions? Contact courseenquiries@wea.org.uk

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