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Toward a Strength-Based Approach to Risk Assessments: An Examination of the Measurement and Clinical Use of Information about Youth Strengths
This dissertation consists of three studies concerning the measurement and clinical use of youth strengths in assessments of adolescents’ risk to reoffend. The first chapter provides a review of the theoretical frameworks ...
Personal Strengths and Their Influence on Mental Health and Academic Outcomes
Building personal strengths is an inherent part of typical development. Existing research attests to the protective effects of key strengths, such as self-esteem, family connectedness, and positive peer relationships among ...