Validation of the Child and Youth Resilience Measure-28 (CYRM-28) among Spanish Youth
Participant-level data used in the related article. This dataset also includes further information on the data acquisition procedure. Dataset includes demographic data, data on resilience scale (Ungar & Liebenberg, 2011). It also includes the calculated subscales of this questionnaire. This article presents a validation study of the 28-item Child and Youth Resilience Measure (CYRM-28). The sample contained 365 Spanish youth ages 15 to 21, from Navarre (Spain), all of them enrolled in Initial Vocational Qualification Programs. Method. The CYRM-28 was administered to students from 27 secondary schools in the province of Navarre. Exploratory and confirmatory analyses were conducted. The structure of the original scale was confirmed, as well as acceptable psychometric properties. Findings add support to the CYRM-28 as a reliable and valid self-report instrument that measures three components of resilience processes in the lives of youth with complex needs. Advanced statistical modeling yielded evidence that the scale, originally developed for use in various countries, can be used to assess resilience in Spanish youth.