Keys to Family Resilience

It is useful to organize healthy family processes into a conceptual framework comprising three domains: belief systems, organizational patterns and communication process

Family belief systems

  • Making meaning of adversity
  • Positive outlook
  • Transcendence and spirituality

Organizational patterns

  • Flexibility
  • Connectedness
  • Social and economic resources

Communication Processes

  • Clarity
  • Open emotional expression
  • Collaborative problem solving