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Character strength development: perspectives from positive psychology

Contributor(s): Kumar P., Aneesh [Editor] | George, Tony Sam [Editor] | N. T., Sudhesh [Editor].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Los Angeles Sage Publications 2018Description: vii, 410 p. It includes index.ISBN: 9789352807772.Subject(s): Personality Development | Child Psychology | Positive PsychologyDDC classification: 155.25 Summary: Character strengths are the foundations of life-long development and thriving. These strengths help individuals to deal with everyday challenges and move forward in life with confidence and resilience. Character Strength Development: Perspectives from Positive Psychology aims to document research and evidence-based practices in positive psychology with specific focus on character strengths. The arguments and perspectives shared by the experts in their respective chapters will help create new research avenues. It is an excellent resource for researchers, academicians, practitioners and teachers to develop a comprehensive understanding of different approaches, models and best practices for character education across the globe. Practitioners, educators and policymakers in the field of character education will also find this book immensely helpful for incorporating character strength-based approaches in their practice. https://in.sagepub.com/en-in/sas/character-strength-development/book265801
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Table of content
Character Strengths in the Context of Positive Schooling / by Marco Weber --
Eccomi Pronto: developing curricula to promote character strength development in primary school students through storytelling / by Jessica Bertolian and John C. Cary --
Developing and Assessing Strategies to Foster Children's Character Strengths and Well-being / by Sarah Weissmeyer and Mark D. Holder --
Considering Character Strength Development as an Approach to Addressing Disengagement in Secondary Schools / by Nick Holton --
The Measurement of Character Strengths and Virtues / by Zohra Ihsan and Adrian Furnham --
People's Theatre on Character Strengths Development with Youth / by Lui Ka Ki Davis --
Resiliency, Positive Coping and Posttraumatic Growth in Survivors of Child Abuse and Neglect / by Jennifer M. Foster --
If the Character Is Lost ...! Strength and Value-based Solutions to Maintain the Character of the Victimized / by Santhosh Kareepadath Rajan and Ruopfuvinuo Pienya --
Children's Developing Emotional Competence in a Global Context / by Vaishali V. Raval and Jennifer H. Green --
Self-compassion as a Foundation for the Development of Character Strengths in Young Adults / by Salome Divya Vijaykumar, Ranjitha Kumar, Avneet Kaur, Vibha Bhat, Ritu Verma and Anirudh Kedia --
[cont.] Nurturing Character Strength in Children: agents of socialization to promote well-being / by Bhagyalakshmi K. C. and Raseela K. N. --
Scope for Character Strength Development in Organizations / by Vijayalay Srinivas R., Vijaya R., Lijo Thomas and Hitankshi M. Trivedi --
Heroes Begin Early: parenting and the development of character strengths / by Bishakha Majumdar and Sibnath Deb --
The Popularization of Technology and Family: the impacts of family atmosphere, parent-child conflicts and parenting approaches on adolescents' digital character / by Vincent Wan-ping Lee, Henry Wai-hang Ling and Johnson Chun-sing Cheung --
Positivism in Relation to Signature Strengths in Educated Working Women and Housewives / by S. S. Nathawat and Tanya Tripathi --
Character Strength Development: does family matter? / by Padmakumari P. and Dolly Jose --
Psychological Trauma and Posttraumatic Growth: a brief introduction / by Rayees Mohammad Bhat and Shoma Chakrawarty --
Young Adults' Awareness and Commitment to Use of Character Strengths: an examination of university students in Nairobi / by Beatrice W. E. Churu and Sahaya G. Selvam --
From Deficit to a Strength Model: character strength interventions for children with disabilities / by Jessline Williams and Aneesh Kumar P. --
Character Strengths and Virtues: manifestation and links with positive youth development in Greece / by Sophie Leontopoulou.

Character strengths are the foundations of life-long development and thriving. These strengths help individuals to deal with everyday challenges and move forward in life with confidence and resilience.

Character Strength Development: Perspectives from Positive Psychology aims to document research and evidence-based practices in positive psychology with specific focus on character strengths. The arguments and perspectives shared by the experts in their respective chapters will help create new research avenues. It is an excellent resource for researchers, academicians, practitioners and teachers to develop a comprehensive understanding of different approaches, models and best practices for character education across the globe. Practitioners, educators and policymakers in the field of character education will also find this book immensely helpful for incorporating character strength-based approaches in their practice.

https://in.sagepub.com/en-in/sas/character-strength-development/book265801

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