The Comprehensive Soldier Fitness Program Evaluation. Report 3: Longitudinal Analysis of the Impact of Master Resilience Training on Self-Reported Resilience and Psychological Health Data
Technical rept. 1 Oct 2009-1 Dec 2011
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This technical report is the third in a series of reports evaluating the impact of the Army s Comprehensive Soldier Fitness CSF Program. This report focused on determining the efficacy of the train-the-trainer component of CSF Master Resilience Trainer MRT in influencing Soldier resilience and psychological health RPH across time. Four Brigade Combat Teams BCTs received MRT skills training Treatment condition, while four additional BCTs did not Control condition. Measures of RPH were taken three times across approximately 15 months baseline, T1, T2, and demographics, quality of unit leadership, and quality of unit cohesion were accounted for. Analyses show that Soldiers in the Treatment condition exhibited significantly higher RPH scores at T2 than did Soldiers in the Control condition. Also, MRT skills training appears to be significantly more effective for Soldiers 18-24 years old than older Soldiers. Additional contextual analyses are provided.
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