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Research, applications, and interventions for children and adolescents : a positive psychology perspective

Author: P Alex Linley; Carmel Proctor
Publisher: Dordrecht ; New York : Springer, 2013.
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"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
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: P Alex Linley; Carmel Proctor
ISBN: 9789400763975 9400763972
OCLC Number: 856904795
Description: xiii, 286 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: Surveying the landscape of positive psychology for children and adolescents / P. Alex Linley and Carmel Proctor --
Part I Strengths and well-being --
The importance of good character / Carmel Proctor --
Assessment and promotion of life : satisfaction in youth / E. Scott Huebner, Kimberly J. Hills, and Xu Jiang --
Promoting hope among youth : theory, research, and practice / Lisa M. Edwards and Jessica B. McClintock --
Part II Internentions and applications --
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 --
Assessment of character strengths in children and adolescents / Tayyab Rashid, Afroze Anjum, Carolyn Lennox, Denise Quinlan, Ryan M. Niemiec, Donna Mayerson, and Fahim Kazemi --
Gratitude intervention in adolescence and young adulthood / Nathaniel M. Lambert and Amanda Veldorale-Brogan --
Part III Family, friends, and community --
Parent-child relationships and well-being / Shannon M. Suldo and Sarah A. Fefer --
Peer relations / B. Bradford Brown and Michael T. Braun --
The emotional warmth approach to professional childcare : positive psychology and highly vulnerable children in our society / Colin Maginn and R.J. Seán Cameron --
Part IV Positive education --
A place for well-being in the classroom? / Ian Morris --
Positive education, or just education / Hans Henrik Knoop --
Enhancing well-being in adolescents : positive psychology and coaching psychology inerventions in schools / Lisa Suzanne Green and Jacolyn Maree Norrish --
Part V Positive youth development : practice, policy, and law --
Sociomoral development for behaviorally at-risk youth : Mac's group meeting / John C. Gibbs, Granville Bud Potter, and Ann-Marie DiBiase --
Positive youth development in organized programs : how teens learn to manage emotions / Natalie Rusk, Reed W. Larson, Marcela Raffaelli, Kathrin Walker, LaTesha Washington, Vanessa Gutierrez, Hyeyoung Kang, Steve Tran, and Stephen Cole Perry --
Legal foundations of adolescents' rights and positive youth development / Roger J.R. Levesque.
Responsibility: Carmel Proctor, P. Alex Linley, editors.
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Filling the need for a reference devoted to this segment of the population, this book presents the latest research on integration of positive psychological theory, and its applications and  Read more...

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