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Hope & the Helping Relationship Reading List

* Required Readings are marked with an asterisk. 
  Recommended Readings have NO asterisk.
*1. Sobsey, D. (2001). Transformation: A hope for David. In D. Sobsey, C. Montgomery, D. Wilkins, & D. Hingsburger (Eds.). Four Sight: the Disability Community Contemplates Fate, Future, and Fear. Eastman, PQ: Diverse City Press.
On Reserve at Coutts
Library call #:
HV 1568 F68 2001 Educ
*2. Jevne, R.F. (2005). Hope: The simplicity and complexity. In J. Eliott (Ed.). Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Hope (pp. 259-289). New York: Nova Science.
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Library call #:
BD 216 I58 2005 HSS
*3.Wong, P. (2012). Positive psychology 2.0: Towards a balanced interactive model of the good life. Canadian Psychology, 52, 69-81.

*4. Fredrickson, B.L. (1998). What good are positive emotions? Review of General Psychology, 2(3), 300-319.

5. Duckworth, A. L., Steen, T. A., & Seligman, M. E. P. (2005). Positive psychology in clinical practice. Annual Review of Clinical Psychology, 1, 629-651.
*6. Scioli, A., Ricci, M., Nyugen, T., & Scioli, E. (2011). Hope: Its nature and measurement. Psychology of Religion and Spirituality, 3, 78-97.
*7. Bruininks, B. & Malle, B. (2005). Distinguishing hope from optimism and related affective states. Motivation and Emotion, 29(4), 327-355.

*8. Snyder, C. R. (1995). Conceptualizing, measuring, and nurturing hope. Journal of Counseling & Development, 73, 355-360.

*9. Dufault, K., & Martocchio, B. C. (1985). Hope: Its spheres and dimensions. Nursing Clinics of North America, 20(2), 379-391.
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*10. Benzein, E. G., Saveman, B.-I., & Norberg, A. (2000). The meaning of hope in healthy nonreligious Swedes. Western Journal of Nursing Research, 22(3), 303-319.
* 11. Farran, C. J., Herth, K. A., & Popovich, J. M. (1995). Part 1: Conceptual and Theoretical Issues (pp. 3-40). Hope and hopelessness: Critical clinical constructs. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.
On Reserve at Coutts
Library call #:
RT 86.3 F37 1995 BARD
12. Hinds, P. S., & Gattuso, J. S. (1991). Measuring hopefulness in adolescents. Journal of Pediatric Oncology Nursing, 8(2), 92-94.
*13. Simpson, C. (2004). When hope makes us vulnerable: A discussion of patient – healthcare provider interactions in the context of hope. Bioethics, 18, 428-447.
*14. Larsen, D.J., & Stege, R. (2010). Hope-focused practices during early psychotherapy sessions: Part I: Implicit approaches. Journal of Psychotherapy Integration, 20(3), 271-292.

*15. Larsen, D.J., & Stege, R. (2010). Hope-focused practices during early psychotherapy sessions: Part II: Explicit approaches. Journal of Psychotherapy Integration, 20(3), 293-311.

16. Eliott, J., & Olver, I. (2002). The discursive properties of “hope”: A qualitative analysis of cancer patients’ speech. Qualitative Health Research, 12(2), 173-193.
17. Eliott, J., & Olver, I.N. (2009). Hope, life, and death: A qualitative analysis of dying cancer patients’ talk about hope. Death Studies, 33, 609-638.

*18. Larsen, D. J., & Larsen, J. E. (2004). "I am a puzzle": Adolescence as reflected in self-metaphors. Canadian Journal of Counselling 38(4), 246-259. Retrieved from #15 below.

*19. te Riele, K. (2010). Philosophy of hope: Concepts and applications for working with marginalized youth. Journal of youth studies, 13(1), 35-36.
*20. Snyder, C.R., Shorey, H.S., & Rand, K.L. (2006). Using hope theory to teach and mentor academically at-risk students. In W. Buskist and S.F. Davis (Eds.). Handbook of the Teaching of Psychology (pp. 170-174). Malden, MA: Blackwell Publishing.On Reserve at Coutts
Library call #:
BF 77 H268 2006

*21. Roswarski, T.E., & Dunn, J.P. (2009). The role of help and hope in prevention and early intervention with suicidal adolescents: Implications for mental health counselors. Journal of Mental Health Counseling, 31(1), 34-46.

22. Murphey, T., & Barker, D. (2007). Could ‘What works in therapy’ Work in Education? Humanizing Language Teaching, 9(2). Available at
23. Li, Y., & Larsen, D. (2012). Finding hope in the darkness: Stories of two Chinese newcomers enrolled in Canadian high school. Canadian and International Education, 41(1), 39-58.
On Reserve at Coutts
Library call #:
L 11 C22 v.41: no.1 2012
*24.Edey, W., Larsen, D.J., LeMay, L. (2005). The counsellor’s introduction to hope tools: A work in progress. Hope Foundation of Alberta.
vailable on EDPY 446/546 Course Moodle
*25. Jevne, R.F., & Miller, J.E. (1999). Finding hope: Ways to see life in a brighter light. Fort Wayne, IN: Willowgreen.
Copies on reserve reading – I will supply two copies to the library.
On Reserve at Coutts
Library call #:
BF 575 H56 J486 1999
*26. O’Hara, D. (2011). Psychotherapy and the dialectics of hope and despair. Counselling Psychology Quarterly, 24(4), 323-329.
*27. Koehn, D., O’Neill, L., & Sherry, J. (2012). Hope-focused interventions in substance abuse counselling. International Journal of Mental Health Addition, 10, 441-452.
*28. Larsen, D.J., & Stege, R. (2012). Client accounts of hope in early counseling sessions: A qualitative study. Journal of Counseling and Development, 90, 45-54.

29.Yeasting, K., & Jung, S. (2010). Hope in motion. Journal of Creativity in Mental Health, 5, 306-319.

30. Snyder, C. R., Feldman, D. B., Shorey, H. S., & Rand, K. L. (2002). Hopeful choices: A school counselor’s guide to hope theory. Professional School Counseling, 5(5), 298-311.

31. Swift J.K., & Derthick, A.O. (2013). Increasing hope by addressing clients’ outcome expectations, Psychotherapy, 50, 284-287.
32. Koehn, C., & Cutcliffe, J.R. (2012). The inspiration of hope in substance abuse counseling. Journal of Humanistic Counseling, 51, 78-98.
*33. Yohani. S.C. (2008). Creating an ecology of hope: Arts-based interventions with refugee children. Child & Adolescent Social Work Journal, 25(4), 309-323.
*34. Turner, dS. (2005). Hope as seen through the eyes of 10 Australian young people. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 52(5), 508-515. 
*35. Koenig, T. & Spano, R. (2007). The cultivation of Social Workers’ hope in personal life and professional practice. Journal of Religion & Spirituality in Social Work, 26(3), 45-61.
*36. Nolan, C., & Stitzlein, S.M. (2011). Meaningful hope for teachers in times of high anxiety and low morale. Democracy & Education, 19(1), 1-10.
*37. Larsen, D.,J., Stege, R., & Flesaker, K. (2013). “It’s important for me not to let go of hope”: Psychologists’ In-session Experiences of Hope. Reflective Practice: International and Multidisciplinary Perspectives. (DOI: 10.1080/14623943.2013.806301)

38. Flesaker, K., & Larsen, D. (2010). To offer hope you must have hope: Accounts of hope for reintegration counsellors working with women on parole and probation. Qualitative Social Work. doi:10.1177/1473325010382325

39. Strauss, K., Griffin, M.A., & Parker, S.K. (2012). Future work selves: How salient hoped-for identities motivate proactive career behaviours. Journal of Applied Psychology, 97(3), 580-598.

40. McInerney, P. (2007). From naïve optimism to robust hope: Sustaining a commitment to social justice in schools and teacher education in neoliberal times. Asia-Pacific Journal of Teacher Education, 35(3), 257-272. 

41. Flaskas, C. (2007). Holding hope and hopelessness: Therapeutic engagements with the balance of hope. Journal of Family Therapy, 29, 186-202.