Service members who participated in the resilience training program reported better outcomes than service members who did not. Substantiated outcomes included:
These results were reportedly sustained three months later. The benefits of our resilience training are not only proven, they are instantaneous and widely applicable. Approximately 95% of those who participated in our family resilience retreats said they used the skills they learned during training in their personal or professional lives within one week after the session.
In 2014, 49 North (TechWerks) partnered with the South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute (SAHMRI) to help transition workers slated to lose their jobs upon the closure of a GM Holden plant (the Australian unit of General Motors) in South Australia.
Over a three-year period leading up to the layoffs, our team trained factory workers responsible for instructing their colleagues on resilience skills. The goal of our work was threefold:
Additionally, our team provided instructional support for company leadership as they discussed implementation issues and supported the training team.
- Notable improvement in behavioral issues in the workplace and a reduction in disciplinary actions
- Increased engagement from the workforce, including reduced absenteeism and lost time due to injury over a 14-month period
- Improved communication (reported by workers) with colleagues and overall a more positive outlook after the training