Military Youth & Young Adult Resiliency

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Kaylee B. Grant
Kami N. Kramer
Amber L. Michael
Claire E. Palmatier
Leanne R. Pizzi
Molly C. Quinlan
Amber L. Reichardt
Julia L. Riopelle
Maureen F. Rose


Nursing students formulated the Military Youth and Young Adult Resiliency program to promote resiliency in an emerging adult military associated population.This population exhibits high-risk behaviors leading to poor health outcomes. Assessment included a literature review, key informant presentations, and a questionnaire. Results documented need for resiliency training focused on coping skills.Training was given to 28 JROTC members using discussion, interactive activities, and distribution of community resource cards. Evaluation questionnaire showed improvement in identification of positive coping skills and community resources, as well as self-promotion of resiliency. Intervention had a positive impact on participants and improved self-perception of resiliency.

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Grant, K. B., Kramer, K. N. ., Michael, A. L. ., Palmatier, C. E. ., Pizzi, L. R. ., Quinlan, M. C. ., Reichardt, A. L. ., Riopelle, J. L. ., & Rose, M. F. . (2015). Military Youth & Young Adult Resiliency . Undergraduate Journal of Service Learning & Community-Based Research, 4, 1–17.
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