About the Measure

Domains Mental health and wellbeing, Motivation, goal orientation and perseverance
Key stages Key Stage 4, Key Stage 5
Subscales This is a unidimensional measure
Description A measure of dispositional hope for adults which has been validated with a group of adolescents.
Example I can think of many ways to get out of a jam
Link http://booksite.elsevier.com/9780123745170/Chapter 3/Chapter_3_Worksheet_3.4.pdf

Implementation details

No. of items 12
Format Likert
Respondent Self
Scoring Standardised
Time 0
Age 14-18
Cost single purchase Free
Cost per child Free

Psychometric details

UK norms No
Cronbach's α .80
Test retest Not reported
Inter-rater reliability Not reported
EFA Single-factor so
CFA Single-factor model
Criterion validity Not reported
Construct validity The Hope Index, cognitive hope subscale, r= .43; Self-esteem, r= .55 (Rosenberg's Self-Esteem Scale); Optimism, r= .49 (Life Orientation Test Revised-LOT-R)
Concurrent validity Not reported
Predictive validity Not reported
Responsiveness Not reported
Floor/Ceiling Not reported
References Pacico, J. C., Bastianello, M. R., Zanon, C., & Hutz, C. S. (2013). Adaptation and validation of the Dispositional Hope Scale for Adolescents. Psicologia: Reflexão e Crítica, 26(3), 488-492. doi:10.1590/s0102-79722013000300008