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Research, Applications, and Interventions for Children and Adolescents

A Positive Psychology Perspective

Proctor, Carmel, Linley, P. Alex (Eds.)

2013, XIII, 286 p. 6 illus.

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  • First comprehensive reference to positive psychological research, applications and interventions among children and adolescents
  • Provides efficacious positive psychological models of intervention to increase well-being.
  • Chapters written by experts in the field

This book presents recent positive psychological research, applications and interventions being used among adolescents and children. Currently there is a wave of change occurring whereby educators, and others working with children and adolescents, are beginning to recognize the benefits of looking at well-being from a positive perspective, specifically the integration of positive psychological theory into the school curriculum in order to improve student well-being. Moreover, although the positive psychological field has grown tremendously since its inception, there remains an imbalance in the publication of research findings, applications, and interventions among children and adolescents in comparison to adults.

This book fills the need for a reference to this valuable information and benefits a wide range of professionals, including educators, clinicians, psychologists, students, and many other working with children and adolescents.

 

 

Content Level » Research

Keywords » Adolescent - Applied Positive Psychology - Character Strengths - Children - Happiness in the classroom - Penn ResiliencyProject - Positive Mental Health - Positive Psychology - Positive Youth Development - Positive education - Strengths in education - Student well-being - Well-Being

Related subjects » Psychology - Wellbeing & Quality-of-Life

Table of contents 

Foreword; Anthony Seldon.- Chapter 1. Surveying the Landscape of Positive Psychology and Adolescents; P. Alex Linley and Carmel Proctor.- Part I. Strengths and Well-Being.- Chapter 2. The Importance of Good Character; Carmel Proctor.- Chapter 3. Assessment and Promotion of Life Satisfaction in Youth; E. Scott Huebner, Kimberly J. Hills and Xu Jiang.- Chapter 4. Promoting Hope Among Youth: Theory, Research, and Practice; Lisa M. Edwards and Jessica B. McClintock.- Part II. Interventions and Applications.- Chapter 5. Flourishing Among Children and Adolescents: Structure and Correlates of Positive Mental Health, and Interventions for its Enhancement; Andrew J. Howell, Corey L.M. Keyes and Holli-Anne Passmore.- Chapter 6. Assessment of Character Strengths in Children and Adolescents; Tayyab Rashid, Afroze Anjum, Denise Quinlan, Ryan M. Niemiec, Donna Mayerson and Fahim Kazemi.- Chapter 7. Gratitude Intervention in Adolescence and Youth Adulthood; Nathaniel Lambert and Amanda Veldorale-Brogan.- Part III. Family, Friends, and Community.- Chapter 8. Parent-Child Relationships and Well-Being; Shannon M. Suldo and Sarah A. Fefer.- Chapter 9. Peer Relations; B. Bradford Brown and Michael T. Braun.- Chapter 10. The Emotional Warmth Approach to Professional Child-Care: Positive Psychology and Highly Vulnerable Children in our Society; Colin Maggin and R.J. Seán Cameron.- Part IV. Positive Education.- Chapter 11. A Place for Happiness in the Classroom?; Ian Morris.- Chapter 12. Positive Education, or Just Education; Hans Henrik Knoop.- Chapter 13. Enhancing Well-Being in Adolescents: Positive Psychology and Coaching Psychology Interventions in Schools; Lisa Suzanne Green and Paula Robinson.- Part V. Positive Youth Development: Practice, Policy, and Law.- Chapter 14. Sociomoral Development for Behaviorally At-Risk Youth: Mac's Group Meeting; John C. Gibbs, Granville Bud Potter and Anne-Marie DiBiase.- Chapter 15. Positive Youth Development in Organized Programs: How Teens Learn to Manage Emotion; Nathalie Rusk, Reed W. Larson, Marcela Raffealli, Kathrin Walker, LaTesha Washington, Vanessa Gutierrez, Hyeyoung Kang, Steve Tran, and Stephen Cole Perry.- Chapter 16. Legal Foundations of Adolescents' Rights and Positive Youth Development; Roger J.R. Leveseque. 

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