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1. I think I am doing pretty well.
2. I can think of many ways to get the things in life that are most important to me.
3. I am doing just as well as other kids my age.
4. When I have a problem‚ I can come up with lots of ways to solve it.
5. I think the things I have done in the past will help me in the future.
6. Even when others want to quit‚ I know that I can find ways to solve the problem.
Notes: When administered to children‚ this scale is not labeled “The Children’s Hope Scale‚” but is called “Questions About Your Goals.
“None of the time” =1; “A little of the time” = 2; “Some of the time” = 3; “A lot of the time” = 4; “Most of the time” = 5; and‚ “All of the time” =6
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Snyder‚ C. R. (2000). Genesis: The birth and growth of hope. In C. R. Snyder (Ed.)‚ Handbook ofhope: Theory‚ measures‚ and applications (pp. 25-38). San Diego‚ CA: Academic Press.
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