Kaufman, R. (2013). Applying the new science of positive psychology to create flourishing students, staff and school communities. Innovation and Good Practice Resource Book. 8th Commonwealth Youth Ministers Meeting. Commonwealth Secretariat, April 2013.
This paper provides an introduction to the field of 'positive education' and demonstrates how applied positive psychology training and consultancy is informing and assisting schools to develop and maintain optimal functioning of students, staff and whole-school communities. Applied positive psychology has been shown to reduce mental health concerns in young people, while enhancing resilience, creativity, performance and engagement of both staff and students.
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Kaufman, R. & Manicavasagar, V. (2013). BITE BACK: Web-based positive psychology for young people's wellbeing. Commonwealth Health Partnerships 2013. Nexus Strategic Partnerships. May 2013
This paper outlines the development and evaluation of BITE BACK, a world first online positive psychology program designed to enhance wellbeing in teenagers.
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