About the Measure

Domains Resilience and coping
Key stages Key Stage 3, Key Stage 4, Key Stage 5
Subscales Individual; Family; Peers; School; Community
Description A multi-dimensional measure of resilience in adolescents.
Example I feel confident that I can handle whatever comes my way
Link Contact author at deirdre.gartland@mcri.edu.au

Implementation details

No. of items 74
Format Likert
Respondent Self
Scoring Standardised
Time 20
Age 11-17
Cost single purchase Available from a
Cost per child Available from a

Psychometric details

UK norms No
Cronbach's α .60-.90
Test retest Not reported
Inter-rater reliability Not reported
EFA Maximum likeliho
CFA Not reported
Criterion validity Not reported
Construct validity Not reported
Concurrent validity Not reported
Predictive validity Not reported
Responsiveness Not reported
Floor/Ceiling Not reported
References Gartland, D., Bond, L., Olsson, C. A., Buzwell, S., & Sawyer, S. M. (2011). Development of a multi-dimensional measure of resilience in adolescents: The Adolescent Resilience Questionnaire. BMC Medical Research Methodology, 11(1), 1-10. doi:10.1186/1471-2288-11-134