Research Report Resilient Children
Literature Review and Evidence from the HOPE VI Panel Study--Final Report
Elizabeth Cove, Michael Eiseman, Susan J. Popkin
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Children in the HOPE VI Panel Study sample face enormous challenges in becoming successful adults. Despite these challenges, some children do surprisingly well and seem able to cope effectively with the challenges in their environment. This report reviews existing research from a range of social science disciplines to identify key factors related to resiliency and to understand how these factors protect children from negative outcomes. Then, using data from the HOPE VI Panel Study, we explore which of these factors are related to resiliency in our sample of children from HOPE VI developments.
Research Areas Education Children and youth Housing
Tags Federal housing programs and policies K-12 education Children's health and development Child welfare
Policy Centers Metropolitan Housing and Communities Policy Center