Forgiveness and Resilience Among Staff in The Government Drug Treatment and Rehabilitation Centres in Malaysia
Forgiveness acts as a protective factor which fosters people’s ability to deal with psychological stressors.
Meanwhile, resilience as the individual’s ability to manage stress and to bounce back from adversity. The purpose of this
study was to determine the forgiveness influences on resilience. A sample of this study was 380 recruited from the Drug
Treatment and Rehabilitation Centres (DTRC) staff throughout the country of Malaysia. The data was analyzed using
Structural Equation Modelling (SEM) approach. The findings reveal that the forgiveness do have positive relationship that
influence resilience among DTRC staffs in Malaysia. It proved that, there is a need for resilient individuals to learn to let go
of their painful experiences by expressing forgiveness in order to seek healing for the mselves.
Keywords- Forgiveness, Resilience, Drug, Drug Abuse