In addition to the development of the CYRM, the team identified 7 tensions (access to material resources, relationships, identity, power and control, cultural adherence, social justice and cohesion). The findings from the IRP can be summarized as 4 propositions supported by the data:
- Resilience has both global and culturally/contextually specific aspects.
- Aspects of resilience exert different amounts of influence on a child’s life depending on the specific culture and context in which resilience is realized.
- Aspects of children’s lives that contribute to resilience are related to one another in patterns that reflect a child’s culture and context.
- How tensions between individuals and their cultures and contexts are resolved will affect the way aspects of resilience group together.