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Resilience, Character Strengths And Flourishing: A Positive Education Workshop For Singapore Teachers, Sha-En Yeo Aug 2011

Resilience, Character Strengths And Flourishing: A Positive Education Workshop For Singapore Teachers, Sha-En Yeo

Master of Applied Positive Psychology (MAPP) Capstone Projects

Positive education, or teaching the skills of well-being through direct instruction and the curriculum, aims to teach children the skills to build resilience, capitalize on strengths and systematically build the pillars for a flourishing life. Positive education can succeed amidst a supportive school environment and well-equipped teachers that inculcate the right values and character. Given that school-going children spend more than fifty percent of their time in school, it is thus imperative that teachers be trained with the skills of well-being. This paper provides an introduction to positive psychology (the foundation for positive education), describes the need for positive education ...


Survivors Of A Military Suicide Death: Exploring Distress And Postvention Peer Support, Jill A. Harrington-Lamorie May 2011

Survivors Of A Military Suicide Death: Exploring Distress And Postvention Peer Support, Jill A. Harrington-Lamorie

Doctorate in Social Work (DSW) Dissertations

SURVIVORS OF A MILITARY SUICIDE DEATH:

EXPLORING DISTRESS AND POSTVENTION PEER SUPPORT

In the past decade, as the rate of suicides among United States (U.S.) Armed Services members have steadily risen, so too has the number of survivors impacted by military suicide death. When a loved one, friend, family member, or co-worker dies as a result of a suicide, the ensuing shock and trauma -- along with unique issues accompanying suicide bereavement -- may compromise the mental and physical health of survivors. This leaves them vulnerable to a more distressing and complicated grief process. Those bereaved by suicide are at higher ...


Global Leadership Development: An Analysis Of Talent Management, Company Types And Job Functions, Personality Traits And Competencies, And Learning And Development Methods, John Gillis Jr. Jan 2011

Global Leadership Development: An Analysis Of Talent Management, Company Types And Job Functions, Personality Traits And Competencies, And Learning And Development Methods, John Gillis Jr.

Publicly Accessible Penn Dissertations

As our world "shrinks" and globalization increases, companies are changing strategies and operational procedures, which are dependent on leaders to deploy and implement. As companies evolve from domestic companies towards international, multinational and global companies, developing future global leaders becomes an essential component for successfully carrying out corporate global strategies. Because of this, there is an increasing need for global leaders; yet, they are not prepared, causing a significant shortage of global leaders, which is a critical issue for human resource departments.

Thus, global leadership development (GLD) programs are urgently needed to address the gap between global leadership needs and ...