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The Resilient Leader Training Program

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Organizations most likely to survive and actually prosper in times of adversity possess a “resilient culture” and view crisis as opportunity.

Resilient cultures are best built upon Resilient Leadership…

Resilient leadership is the term used to describe those leadership behaviors that help groups, organizations, and communities withstand crisis, and adapt to, or rebound from, adversity.

Based on the seminal book Secrets of Resilient Leadership, the goals of Resilient Leadership training are simple…


Program Details

Participants will be prepared to build both a professional and personal “culture of resilience.” Specifically, participants will…

  1. Understand the two foundational “covenants” of resilient leadership.
  2. Understand how to create the four core components (pillars) of resilient leadership (optimism, decisive action, integrity, open communications).
  3. Understand how to apply specific leadership prescriptions (Rx) to create a “culture of resilience” .
  4. Learn to practice at least four techniques to enhance personal “psychological body armor.”

Additional Opportunities

  • Affiliate Faculty Training (Train-the-Trainer) in Secrets of Resilient Leadership: Building a Culture of Resilience (3 days duration. Contact Executive Director for details)
  • CERTIFICATION: Certification in Resilient Leadership is available based upon completion of the respective training and completion of a certification examination.

About RSI

Resiliency Science Institutes (RSI), International, LLC at UMBC Training Centers (An Honors University in Maryland) is a consortium of research, training, and consultation initiatives with the expressed mission of promoting human resilience. Under the direction of George S. Everly Jr., PhD, ABPP, and based upon empirical models developed, in part, at the Johns Hopkins University, this Institute delivers ground-breaking education and training in human resilience.

Resiliency Science Institutes has collaborative agreements with

  1. Mental Health and Social Research Unit (MHSRU), Department of Psychology, National University of Ireland, Maynooth, Ireland
  2. Deutsche Flugsicherung GmbH Department Human Factors in Safety Management (HFSM), Frankfurt, Germany
  3. Crisis Care Network, Grand Rapids, MI, USA

Contact Information

If you have any questions about this program please contact the Executive Director, George S. Everly, Jr., PhD, ABPP at