The program is comprehensive, involving the following components:
1. School Planning and Staff Training. Resilient Families staff meet with school leadership to plan program and policy objectives. A professionally-facilitated “staff development” half-day training session is provided to explore the benefits of working with parents and to examine potential problems and solutions.
2. Student Social Relationship Curriculum. Teachers participate in a half-day training session that provides guidance in the delivery of a 10-session curriculum that can be flexibly placed within the school's health and well-being, or pastoral care program. The curriculum Includes social relationship homework that students complete with their parents.
3. Quiz Night (Plus distribution of book). In schools that consider themselves ready for this - parents are brought together in the school for a professionally-led interactive evening.
4. Parenting Adolescents: A Creative Experience. An 8-week professionally-facilitated program for parents run at the school (2 hours per evening).