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Positive Psychological Assessment: A Handbook of Models and Measures

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Offering a primer for practitioners and researchers, this volume strives to incorporate assessment of human strengths, resources and fulfilments into their work. Contributors examine the scientific underpinnings and practical application of measures of hope, optimism, self-efficacy, problem-solving, locus of control, creativity, wisdom, courage, positive emotion, self-este ...more
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Published January 1st 2003 by American Psychological Association (APA)
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Reading this book was a watershed in my professional practice. The fundamental principle that I have carried forward has stuck in my brain ever since.

Equal time, equal weight, equal emphasis on strengths and resources.

No to deficit soaked narratives. No to focusing exclusively on what is wrong with someone. Yes to helping people explore their unique strengths and finding their pathway to personal recovery.
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