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.

Character Strengths and Virtues: Manifestation and Links with Positive Youth Development in Greece

Character strengths and virtues: Manifestation and links with positive youth development in greece
Sophie Leontopoulou


This study, embedded in the tradition of positive developmental psychology, set out to examine the scope and impact of character strengths and virtues, and other emotional and cognitive assets on positive youth development. In particular, it sought to fathom the interplay between character strengths and virtues, creativity, optimism and self-efficacy in Greek children. Positive education and, in particular, character strengths and virtues research in education is still in its infancy in Greece and much is needed in the way of understanding the factors that foster character strengths development, their interconnections and the pathways ...

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