Assessment

Rugged Resilience Measure (RRM)

Circle 2The Rugged Resilience Measure (RRM) is a brief measure of psychological or ‘internal’ resilience. It draws on qualities associated with how likely youth can cope with adversity and significant stressors. It takes approximately 5 minutes to administer.

Disclaimer: This tool was not tested in an EiE context. The Measurement Library Reference Group members are including the measure as it shows promise for use in EiE contexts with careful adaptation. 

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Evidence Snapshot

Summary
The RRM has evidence of validity and some reliability in a variety of contexts, however, it was not tests in an EiE context.
Where
China
Sample
5,880 youth (China: 891; Vietnam: 888; Brazil: 847; Russia: 862; US: 843; Thailand: 811; Indonesia: 738)

Measure Snapshot

For what?
Basic research
About what?
Social-emotional Skills
How?
Paper/pencil; online or offline device
Respondant
Youth
By what method?
Survey

Resource Info

Published

Published by

Resilience Research Centre, Dalhousie University

Topic(s)

Adolescents and Youth

Geographic Focus

Brazil
China
Indonesia
Russia
Thailand
United States of America
Vietnam

Use:

Basic research

Resource Category:

Social-emotional Skills