2023

Refereed Journal Articles

Baker, L. M., Oades, L. G., & Raban, B. (2021). Wellbeing literacy and early childhood education. New Zealand International Research in Early Childhood Education23(2), 4-19. https://search.informit.org/doi/10.3316/informit.404572037365614

Colla, R., Williams, P., Oades, L. G., & Camacho-Morles, J. (2022). " A New Hope" for Positive Psychology: A Dynamic Systems Reconceptualization of Hope Theory. Frontiers in Psychology13, 809053-809053.  https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2022.809053

Gill, A., Osborne, M., & McPherson, G. (2022). Sources of self-efficacy in class and studio music lessons. Research Studies in Music Education, 0(0). https://doi.org/10.1177/1321103X221123234

Hill, J. L., & Seah, W. T. (2022). Student values and wellbeing in mathematics education: Perspectives of Chinese primary students. ZDM- The International Journal on Mathematics Education. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11858-022-01418-7

Huang, L., Kern, M. L., & Oades, L. G. (2022). Chinese international students’ conceptualizations of wellbeing: A prototype analysis. Frontiers in Psychology, 13. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2022.939576

Huang, L., Kern, M., & Oades, L. (2022). Experiences of Chinese international students living in Australia: Wellbeing from" we" to" me". International Journal of Wellbeing, 12(3). https://doi.org/10.5502/ijw.v12i3.1915

Guitard, J., Jarden, A., Jarden, R., & Lajoie, D. (2022). An Evaluation of the Psychometric Properties of the Temporal Satisfaction With Life Scale. Frontiers in psychology, 1768, 1-10.  https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2022.795478

Guitard, J., & Jarden, A. (2022). Cognitive forecasting and its link to life satisfaction: An investigation of accurate and optimistic prospection and retrospection. International Journal of Wellbeing12(2), 1-35. https://doi.org/10.5502/ijw.v12i2.1981

Jarden, R., Joshanloo, M., Weijers, D., Sandham, M., & Jarden, A. (2022). Predictors of life satisfaction in New Zealand: Analysis of a national dataset. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 19(5612), 1-17. https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph19095612

Jarden R., Jarden, A., Weiland, T., Taylor, G., Brockenshire, N, Rutherford, M., Carbery, C., Moroney, K., & Gerdtz, M. (2022). Nurses’ wellbeing during the coronavirus (2019) pandemic: A longitudinal mixed-methods study. Nursing Open, 00, 1–12. https://doi.org/10.1002/nop2.1275

Jarden, R. J., Jarden, A. J., Weiland, T. J., Taylor, G., Brockenshire, N., Rutherford, M., ... & Joshanloo, M. (2023). Nurses' well‐being during the coronavirus (2019) pandemic: A longitudinal mixed‐methods study. Nursing Open10(1), 24-35. https://doi.org/10.1002/nop2.1275

Jarden, R., Joshanloo, M., Weijers, D., Sandham, M., & Jarden, A. (2022). Life satisfaction in New Zealand. Encyclopedia.pub, Retrieved from https://encyclopedia.pub/entry/23526

Ignjatovic, C., Kern, M. L., & Oades, L. G. (2022). The VIVA Sustainable Work Engagement Model: A Conceptual Introduction and Preliminary Test Over Three Years. International Journal of Applied Positive Psychology, 1-20. https://doi.org/10.1007/s41042-022-00064-4

Ramirez-Duran, D., Kern, M. L., & Stokes, H. (2022). More than a feeling: Perceptions of wellbeing in regular Ashtanga Yoga practitioners. International Journal of Wellbeing12(2). https://doi.org/10.5502/ijw.v12i2.2027

Waters, L., Cameron, K., Nelson-Coffey, S. K., Crone, D. L., Kern, M. L., Lomas, T., Oades, L., ... & Williams, P. (2021). Collective wellbeing and posttraumatic growth during COVID-19: How positive psychology can help families, schools, workplaces and marginalized communities. The Journal of Positive Psychology, 1-29, https://doi.org/10.1080/17439760.2021.1940251

Allison, L., Kern, P. Jarden, A., & Waters, L. (2022). Development of the Flourishing Classroom System Observation Framework and Rubric: A Delphi Study. Contemporary School Psychology, 1-18. https://doi.org/10.1007/s40688-022-00423-7

Ignjatovic, C., Kern, M. L., & Oades, L. G. (2022). Values-Flow in Contextual Psychotherapy: The ‘What’, ‘Why’, and ‘How’ of Sustainable Values-Based Behaviour. In Happiness and Wellness-Biopsychosocial and Anthropological Perspectives. http://doi.org/10.5772/intechopen.106594

Chia, A., Doyle, K., & Kern, M. L. (2022). Community construals of CSR for happiness: a mixed-method study using natural language. Society and Business Review, (ahead-of-print). https://doi.org/10.1108/SBR-05-2022-0149

Giorgi, S., Nguyen, K. L., Eichstaedt, J. C., Kern, M. L., Yaden, D. B., Kosinski, M., Seligman, M. E. P., Ungar, L. H., Schwartz, H. A., & Park, G. (2022). Regional personality assessment through social media language. Journal of Personality, 90(3), 405-425. https://doi.org/10.1111/jopy.12674

Ignjatovic, C., Kern, M. L., & Oades, L. G. (2022). Flow support at work: Examining the relationship between strengths use and flow at work among school staff over a three-year period. Journal of Happiness Studies, 23, 455-475. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10902-021-00409-x

Lancaster, K., Bhopti, A., Kern, M. L., Taylor, R., Janson, A., & Harding, K. (2022). Effectiveness of peer support programmes for improving wellbeing and quality of life in parents/carers of children with disability or chronic illness: A systematic review. Child: Care, Health, and Development. https://doi.org/10.1111/cch.13063

Yaden, D. B., Giorgi, S., Kern, M. L., Adler, A., Ungar, L. H., Seligman, M. E. P., & Eichstaedt, J. C. (in press). Beyond beliefs: Multidimensional Aspects of Religion and Spirituality in Language. Psychology of Religion and Spirituality. https://doi.org/10.1037/rel0000408

Waters, L., Cameron, K., Nelson-Coffey, S. K., Crone, D. L., Kern, M. L., Lomas, T., Oades, L., Owens, R. L., Pawelski, J. O., Rashid, T., Warren, M. A., White, M. A., & Williams, P. (2022). Collective wellbeing and posttraumatic growth during COVID-19: how positive psychology can help families, schools, workplaces and marginalized communities. The Journal of Positive Psychology, 17(6), 761-789. https://doi.org/10.1080/17439760.2021.1940251

Mossman, L. H., Slemp, G. R., Lewis, K. J., Colla, R. H., & O’Halloran, P. (2022). Autonomy support in sport and exercise settings: a systematic review and meta-analysis. International Review of Sport and Exercise Psychology, 1-24. https://doi.org/10.1080/1750984X.2022.2031252

Ciarrochi, J., Hayes, S. C., Oades, L. G., & Hofmann, S. G. (2022). Toward a unified framework for positive psychology interventions: Evidence-based processes of change in coaching, prevention, and training. Frontiers in psychology, 6374.  https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2021.809362

Khazaei, M., Holder, M. D., Sirois, F. M., Oades, L. G., & Gallagher, M. W. (2022). Evaluating the psychometric properties of the Mental Health Continuum Short Form (MHC-SF) in Iranian adolescents. Current Psychology, 1-15. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12144-022-02970-x

Uliaszek, A., A., Rashid, T. & Zarowsky, Z. (2022). The Role of Signature Strengths in Treatment Outcome: Initial Results from a Large and Diverse University Sample. Journal of Contemporary Psychotherapy 52, 15–21. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10879-021-09523-6

Bates-Krakoff, J., Parente, A., McGrath, R., Rashid, T., & Niemiec, R. (2022). Are character strength-based positive interventions effective for eliciting positive behavioral outcomes? A meta-analytic review. International Journal of Wellbeing, 12(3). https://doi.org/10.5502/ijw.v12i3.2111

Zarowsky, Z., & Rashid, T. (2022). Resilience and Wellbeing Strategies for Pandemic Fatigue in Times of Covid-19. International Journal of Applied Positive Psychology. https://doi.org/10.1007/s41042-022-00078-y

Sorkhou, M., Rashid, T., Dere, J., & Uliaszek, A. (2022). Psychological Distress in Treatment-Seeking University Students: An Intersectional Examination of Asian Identity and Gender Identity. Journal of College Student Psychotherapy, 1-21. https://doi.org/10.1080/87568225.2022.2145252

Clinton, M., Retkowsky, J., Slemp, G., Song, Y., & Zheng, X. (2022). Toward A Broader Understanding of Job Crafting and Proactive Career Behaviors. In Academy of Management Proceedings (Vol. 2022, No. 1, p. 11178). Briarcliff Manor, NY 10510: Academy of Management. https://doi.org/10.5465/AMBPP.2022.11178symposium

Lewis, K. J., Walton, C. W., Slemp, G. R., & Osborne, M. (2022). Exploring the Associations of Nonattachment-To-Self to Athlete Wellbeing and Self-Actualization. Mindfulness, 13, 2738–2750. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12671-022-01990-9

Vella-Brodrick, D. A., & Gilowska, K. (2022). Effects of Nature (Greenspace) on Cognitive Functioning in School Children and Adolescents: a Systematic Review. Educational Psychology Review, 1-38. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10648-022-09658-5

Vella-Brodrick, D. A., Gill, A., & Patrick, K. (2022). Seeing Is Believing: Making Wellbeing More Tangible. Frontiers in Psychology13, 809108-809108. http://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2022.809108

Allen, KA., Gallo Cordoba, B., Ryan, T. Vella-Brodrick, D. A. (2022). Examining predictors of school belonging using a socio-ecological perspective. Journal of Child and Family Studies, https://doi.org/10.1007/s10826-022-02305-1

Vella-Brodrick, D., Joshanloo, M. & Slemp, G. R. (2022). Longitudinal Relationships Between Social Connection, Agency, and Emotional Well-Being: A 13-Year Study, The Journal of Positive Psychology, https://doi.org/10.1080/17439760.2022.2131609

Maury, S., Vella-Brodrick, D., Davidson, J., & Rickard, N. (2022). Socio-emotional Benefits Associated with Choir Participation for Older Adults Related to Both Activity Characteristics and Motivation Factors.  Music and Science, 5, https://doi.org/10.1177/20592043221137759

Books:

Allen, K. A., Furlong, M. J., Vella-Brodrick, D. A. & Suldo S. M. (Eds.). (2022). The Handbook of Positive Psychology in Schools (3rd ed.). Taylor and Francis.

Book Chapters:

Colla, R. (2022). Be hopeful. In C. van Nieuwerburgh & P. Williams (Eds.). From Surviving to Thriving: A Student’s Guide to Feeling and Doing Well at University. Sage Publishing

Jarden, A., & Jarden, R. (2022). Learn about yourself. In C. van Nieuwerburgh and P. Willims (Eds)., From survive to thrive – A field guide to feeling well and doing well at university. 127-138. New York: Sage Publishing.

Jarden, R., & Jarden, A. (2022). A systems pathway to self-care in academia: Me, We, and Us as avenues to integrated long-term self-care. In Lemon, N (Ed), Reflections on valuing wellbeing in higher education: Reforming our acts of self-care. 1-16. Routledge

Allen, K. A., Boyle, C., Kern, M. L., Wong, D., & McCahey, A. (2022). Helping those who don’t fit: Impacts, causes, and solutions for students who don’t feel like they belong at school. In A. J. Holliman & K. Sheehy (Eds.), Overcoming adversity in education (pp. 114-125). Routledge.

Vo, D. T., Allen, K. A., & Kern, M. L. (2022). The use of positive psychology intervention to foster teacher well-being. In In K. A. Allen, M. J. Furlong, D. A. Vella-Brodrick, & S. M. Suldo (Eds.), Handbook of positive psychology in schools: Supporting process and practice (3rd ed., pp. 542-558). Routledge.

Allen, K. A., Boyle, C., Kern, M. L., Wong, D., & Cahey, A. (2022). Helping those that don’t fit: Impacts, causes, and solutions for students who don’t feel like they belong at school. In A. Holliman & K. Sheehy (Eds.), Overcoming adversity in education. Routledge.

Ignjatovic, C., Kern, M. L., Oades, L. G. (2022). Values-Flow in Contextual Psychotherapy: The ‘What’, ‘Why’, and ‘How’ of Sustainable Values-Based Behaviour. In Happiness and Wellness– Biopsychosocial and Anthropological Perspectives. InTech Open. http://dx.doi.org/10.5772/intechopen.106594

Chia, A., & Kern, M. L. (2021). When positive psychology and CSR collide: emerging and prospective research in positive CSR. In Business with a Conscience (pp. 395-407). Routledge. http://doi.org/10.4324/9781003139461-33

Mossman, L. H., & Oades, L. G. (2022). Needs Supportive Coaching. Handbook of Positive Psychology in Schools: Supporting Process and Practice. In K. A. Allen, M. J. Furlong, D. A. Vella-Brodrick, & S. M. Suldo (Eds.). The Handbook of Positive Psychology in Schools (3rd ed.). Taylor and Francis.

Mossman, L. H. & Oades, L. G. (2022). Physical Activity and Sport (pp. 169-181).  In K-A. Allen, M. J. Furlong, D. A. Vella-Brodrick & S. M. Suldo, (Eds.). The handbook of positive psychology in schools: Supporting Process and Practice (3rd ed.). Taylor and Francis. ISBN: 978-03-67-85586-4

Oades, L. G., Hou, H., Francis, J. J., Baker, L. M., & Huang, L. (2022). Wellbeing literacy: Language use as a way to contextualize the process of positive education. In K.-A. Allen, M.J. Furlong, D. Vella-Brodrick, & S. M. Suldo (Eds.), Handbook of positive psychology in schools: Supporting process and practice, (3rd ed., pp. 91-103.). Routledge. https://doi.org/10.4324/9781003013778

Huebner, E. S., Furlong, M. J. Allen, K-A., Vella-Brodrick, D. A., Suldo, S. M. & Gilman, R. (2022). A selected introduction to the science and practice of positive psychology in schools. In K. A. Allen, M. J. Furlong, D. A. Vella-Brodrick, & S. M. Suldo (Eds.). The Handbook of Positive Psychology in Schools (3rd ed.). Taylor and Francis.

Chin, T-C., Ricci, E., Cooper, A., Downie, A., & Vella-Brodrick, D. A. (2022). Using Theory of Change for Fostering Wellbeing and Engagement in Learning Communities. In K. A. Allen, M. J. Furlong, D. A. Vella-Brodrick, & S. M. Suldo (Eds.). The Handbook of Positive Psychology in Schools (3rd ed.). Taylor and Francis.

Vella-Brodrick, D. A., Frisina, J., Chin, T-C., & Joshanloo, M. (in press, 2022). Tracking the effects of positive education around the globe. In K. A. Allen, M. J. Furlong, D. A. Vella-Brodrick, & S. M. Suldo (Eds.). The Handbook of Positive Psychology in Schools (3rd ed.). Taylor and Francis.

Jacques-Hamilton, R., Chin, T-C., & Vella-Brodrick, D. A. (in press, 2022). Using Experience Sampling Methods to understand how various life and school experiences affect student well-being. In K. A. Allen, M. J. Furlong, D. A. Vella-Brodrick, & S. M. Suldo (Eds.). The Handbook of Positive Psychology in Schools (3rd ed.). Taylor and Francis.

West, M., Patrick, K. & Vella-Brodrick, D. A. (2022). “Smart” technology has an important role to play in making learning about well-being in schools engaging and real for students. In K. A. Allen, M. J. Furlong, D. A. Vella-Brodrick, & S. M. Suldo (Eds.). The Handbook of Positive Psychology in Schools (3rd ed.). Taylor and Francis.

Report:

De Ruyter, D., Oades, L. G., Waghid, Y., Ehrenfeld, J., Gilead, T. and Singh, N.C. (2022). ‘Education for "flourishing and "flourishing in education’ in Ergas, O., Gilead, T. and Singh, N.C. (eds.) Education and human "flourishing, in Reimagining education: International Science and Evidence based Education Assessment [Duraiappah, A.K., Atteveldt, N.M. van et al. (eds.)]. New Delhi: UNESCO MGIEP

Online Articles:

Jarden, A. (2022). The calm of the sea. BBC. https://www.bbc.com/storyworks/travel/a-way-to-get-away/the-calm-of-the-sea

Kern, P. (2022, May 20) Why do we get teary when we’re tired or sick. The Conversation.  https://theconversation.com/why-do-we-get-teary-when-were-tired-or-sick-180661

Kern, P. (2022, October 13) I was an expert advisor on the documentary ‘How to Thrive’. Here’s what happened after this wellbeing experiment. Conversation. https://theconversation.com/i-was-an-expert-advisor-on-the-documentary-how-to-thrive-heres-what-happened-after-this-wellbeing-experiment-191500

Kern, P. (2022, November 2) Smiling can influence our emotions to make us feel happy, study finds. The Age. https://www.theage.com.au/lifestyle/health-and-wellness/smiling-can-influence-our-emotions-to-make-us-feel-happy-study-finds-20221101-p5bunc.html

Kern, P. (2022, January 4) Why purpose boosts health and happiness. The House of Wellness. https://www.houseofwellness.com.au/wellbeing/advice/purpose-boosts-health-happiness

Zhang, Y., Bayasgalan, M. Mahmic, S., Janson, A. & Kern, M.L. (2022) IIMHL & MHN COVID-19 innovations case study series: Supporting the wellbeing of parents raising children with disabilities and developmental delays: Peer support goes online through the COVID-19 pandemic. https://www.nhsconfed.org/case-studies/supporting-wellbeing-parents-raising-children-disabilities-and-developmental-delays

Gundlach, H., & Slemp, G. (2022, February 28). Higher salaries might attract teachers but pay isn’t one of the top 10 reasons for leaving. The Conversation.  https://theconversation.com/higher-salaries-might-attract-teachers-but-pay-isnt-one-of-the-top-10-reasons-for-leaving-177825

Vella-Brodrick, D., & Gilowska, K. (2022, May 2). Nurturing nature in schools for enhanced learning. Pursuit. https://pursuit.unimelb.edu.au/articles/nurturing-nature-in-schools-for-enhanced-learning?utm_content=story&utm_medium=social&utm_source=facebook&fbclid=IwAR2MichLR2RmLdFyDcRbIna8xEdJJAuiG4oVvUgJ0pKCZiqOR3qLzYwFTT8

Vella-Brodrick, D., & Slemp, G. (2022, April 4). Crafting your work to increase job satisfaction. Pursuit. https://pursuit.unimelb.edu.au/articles/crafting-your-work-to-increase-job-satisfaction

Conference Proceeding:

Hill, J. L., Kern, M. L., Seah, W. T., & van Driel, J. (2022). Developing a model of “mathematical wellbeing” through a thematic analysis of the literature. In M. Vollstedt, I. Kontorovich, K. Jones, & D. Sommerhoff (Eds.), Proceedings of the 45th Conference of the International Group PME. PME.