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Table 1 Overview of READY Resilience Training Sessions

From: Evaluating the effectiveness of psychosocial resilience training for heart health, and the added value of promoting physical activity: a cluster randomized trial of the READY program

Session Topic Protective Factor Targeted
Introduction and Program Overview
READY resilience model, protective factors, warning signs of low resilience.
 
Activity Promotion (group 2 only)
Activity benefits, national activity guidelines, step counting & pedometers, identifying preferences, goal setting, barriers & problem solving.
Physical activity
Mindfulness
Mindfulness vs mindlessness, mindfulness strategies.
Cognitive flexibility
Positive emotions
Defusion 1
Thought fusion, identifying unhelpful thoughts, defusion strategies.
Cognitive flexibility
Defusion 2
Observer self, defusion strategies.
Cognitive flexibility
Acceptance
About emotions, responding to emotions, about acceptance, acceptance strategies.
Positive emotions
Mid Program Review
Resilient and non resilient characteristics, activating and trouble shooting coping strategies.
Active coping
Life Values and Meaningful Action
About values, value identification, meaningful action.
Life meaning
Social Connectedness
Types of support, support responses, active and reflective listening, barriers to social connectedness.
Social support
Relaxation and Pleasant Activities
Active relaxation exercises, progressive muscle relaxation exercises, pleasurable activities.
Positive emotions
Review and Planning for the Future
Resilient and non resilient characteristics, activating and trouble shooting coping strategies.
Active coping
  1. Note. Although different themes are identified for each session, the content in each session is referred to and followed up in subsequent sessions, so as to integrate the material across sessions.