Useful references for the future

Not sure if these will be helpful but will keep on the blog. Found here

Mindfulness references

Association for Mindfulness in Education (2009). http://www.mindfuleducation.org/index.html (accessed 28 April 2014).

Flaxman, G. & Flook, L. Brief Summary of Mindfulness Research, http://marc.ucla.edu/workfiles/pdfs/MARC-mindfulness-research-summary.pdf (accessed 28 April 2014).

Fontana, D. & Slack, I. (1997). Teaching Meditation to children: The Practical Guide to the Use and Benefits of Meditation Techniques. Boston: Element.

Hooker, K.E. & Fodor, I.E. (2008). Teaching Mindfulness to Children. Gestalt Review, 12(1): 75-91.

Kabat-Zinn, J. (1990). Full Catastrophe Living: Using the Wisdom of Your Body and Mind to Face Stress, Pain and Illness. New York: Delacorte.

Kabat-Zinn, M. & Kabat-Zinn, J. (1997). Everyday Blessings: The Inner Work of Mindful Parenting. New York: Hyperion.

Mental Health Foundation. http://www.bemindful.co.uk/ (accessed 28 April 2014).

Mindful Schools (2010). http://www.mindfulschools.org/ (accessed 28 April 2014).

Saltzman, A. (2009). http://www.stillquietplace.com/ (accessed 28 April 2014).

Gratitude references  

Froh, J.J., Kashdan, T.B., Ozimkowski, K.M., & Miller, N. (2009). Who benefits the most from a gratitude intervention in children and adolescents? Examining positive affect as a moderator. The Journal of Positive Psychology, 4(5): 408-422.

Froh, J.J., Sefick, W.J., & Emmons, R.A. (2008). Counting blessings in early adolescents: An experimental study of gratitude and subjective well-being. Journal of School Psychology, 46: 213-233.

Froh, J.J., Yurkewicz, C., & Kashdan, T.B. (2009). Gratitude and subjective well-being in early adolescence: Examining gender differences. Journal of Adolescence, 32: 633-650.

National Association of School Psychologists (2009). Fostering an Attitude of Gratitude: Tips for Parents. Communiqué Handout, 38(3).

Seligman, M.E.P. (2003). Authentic Happiness: Using the New Positive Psychology to Realize Your Potential for Lasting Fulfilment. London: Nicholas Brealey Publishing.

Optimism references

Headroom (2009). Optimism (link no longer active as Headroom has closed).

Mental Health Foundation of Australia (2005). Optimism, http://www.embracethefuture.org.au/resiliency/optimism.htm (accessed 28 April 2014).

Miller, D.N., Gilman, R., & Martens, M.P. (2008). Wellness Promotion in the Schools: Enhancing Students’ Mental and Physical Health. Psychology in the Schools, 45(1): 5-15.

More4Kids (2010). Parenting and Raising Optimistic Kids, http://www.more4kids.info/490/parenting-and-raising-optimistic-kids/ (accessed 28 April 2014).

Quayle, D., Dziurawiec, S., Roberts, C., Kane, R., & Ebsworthy, G. (2001). The Effect of an Optimism and Lifeskills Program on Depressive Symptoms in Preadolescence. Behaviour Change, 18(4): 194-203.

Reivich, K. How to raise an optimistic child, http://www.kidsnowcanada.org/2011/10/how-to-raise-an-optimistic-child/ (accessed 28 April 2014).

Sara, H. (2009). Optimistic carers and children: Pathways to confidence and wellbeing. Research in Practice series, Early Childhood Australia Inc, 16(3).

Seligman, M.E.P. (1996). The Optimistic Child: A Proven Program to Safeguard Children Against Depression and Build Lifelong Resilience. USA: HarperPerennial.

Resilience references

Atkinson, P.A., Martin, C.R., & Rankin, J. (2009). Resilience Revisited. Journal of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing, 16: 137-145.

Benard, B. (1991). Fostering Resiliency in Kids: Protective Factors in the Family, School and Community. National Resilience Resource Center.

Children, Youth and Women’s Health Service (2009). Resilience – Don’t let things get you down, http://www.cyh.com/HealthTopics/HealthTopicDetailsKids.aspx?p=335&np=287&id=1758 (accessed 28 April 2014). Government of South Australia.

Cohn, M.A., Fredrickson, B.L., Brown, S.L., Mikels, J.A., & Conway, A.M. (2009). Happiness Unpacked: Positive Emotions Increase Life Satisfaction by Building Resilience. Emotion, 9(3): 361–368.

Condly, S.J. (2006). Resilience in Children: A Review of the Literature With Implications for Education. Urban Education, 41(3): 211-236.

Glover, J. (2009). Bouncing back: How can resilience be promoted in vulnerable children and young people? Barnardo’s.

Grotberg, E.H. (1995). A Guide to Promoting Resilience in Children: Strengthening the Human Spirit. From the Early Childhood Development Practice and Reflection series, Bernard Van Leer Foundation.

McGrath, H. & Noble, T. (2006). http://www.bounceback.com.au/ (accessed 28 April 2014).

Mental Health Foundation of Australia (2005). http://www.embracethefuture.org.au/ (accessed 28 April 2014).

Mills, R., Dunham, R., & Alpert, G. (1988). Working with high risk youth in prevention and early intervention programmes: Towards a comprehensive wellness model. Adolescence, 23(91): 643-660.

Newman, T. (2002). Promoting Resilience: A Review of Effective Strategies for Child Care Services. Exeter: Centre for Evidence-Based Social Services, University of Exeter.

Newman, T. (2004). What works in building resilience? Barnardo’s.

Noble, T. & McGrath, H. (2005). Emotional Growth: Helping children and families ‘bounce back’. Australian Family Physician, 34(9): 749-752.

Parenting SA & Centre for Parenting (2006). Coping Skills (resilience): Parent Easy Guide 18. Government of South Australia.

Prince-Embury, S. (2006). Translating Resiliency Theory for Assessment and Application in Schools. Canadian Journal of School Psychology, 23(1): 4-10.

Stewart, M., Reid, G., & Mangham, C. (1997). Fostering Children’s Resilience. Journal of Pediatric Nursing, 12(1): 21-31.

Sense of purpose references

Covey, S.R. (2004). The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teenagers. London: Simon and Schuster.

Damon, W., Menon, J., & Bronk, K.C. (2003). The Development of Purpose During Adolescence. Applied Developmental Science, 7(3): 119-128.

Frankl, V. (2004). Man’s Search for Meaning. London: Rider.

French, S. & Joseph, S. (1999). Religiosity and its association with happiness, purpose in life and self-actualisation. Mental health, Religion & Culture, 2(2): 117-120.

Sayles, M.L. (1995). Adolescents’ purpose in life and engagement in risky behaviours: Differences by gender and ethnicity. Dissertation Abstracts International, 55: 2727.

Van Dyke, C.J. & Elias, M.J. (2007). How forgiveness, purpose, and religiosity are related to the mental health and well-being of youth: A review of the literature. Mental Health, Religion & Culture, 10(4): 395-415.

Wong, Y.J., Rew, L., & Slaikeu, K.D. (2006). A Systematic Review of Recent Research on Adolescent Religiosity/Spirituality and Mental Health. Issues in Mental Health Nursing, 27: 161-183.

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