University of California Santa Barbara

Project Covitality

Bullying & Suicidal Ideation

Biased-based Bullying and Suicidal Thoughts Among Sexual and Gender Minority Youth

Are Psychological Strengths Enough?

School Mental Health,  2021


Diminished Adolescent Social Well-Being During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Under Review

Furlong, Chan Dowdy,Nylund-Gibson

SEDS-Secondary Brief

Validating a Brief Student Distress Measure for Schoolwide Wellness Screening

Education and Treatment of Children

Online first, November 23, 2022

Bored with School?

Bored with Life?

Well-Being Characteristics Associated School Boredom Mindset

Journal of Positive School Psychology  2021

SEHS-S-2020 Middle School

Extending Validation of a Covitality Social Emotional Health Measure for Middle School Students

Contemporary School Psychology,

March 2022

SEHS-Secondary Latinx

Examining the Social Emotional Health Survey for Use with Latinx Youth

Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment, 39, 242–246.

Social Support

Social Support Profiles Associations with Adolescents' Psychological and Academic Functioning

Journal of School Psychology, 91, 160–177.

Flourishing Measure

Herogeneity Among Moderate Mental Health Students on Mental Heath Continuum–Short Form

School Mental Health 2021

APA Formatted List of Covitality Research

Recent Contributions

Recent Covitality Related Research

Belonging and Loneliness Special Issue

Australian Journal of Psychology, March 2021

Handbook of Positive Psychology in Schools   

(3rd edition, 2022, Routledge)

Kelly-Ann Allen, Michael J. Furlong, Dianne Vella-Brodrick, Shannon M. Suldo (Editors)

Gevirtz Graduate School of Education

Erin Dowdy, PhD

Michael Furlong, PhD

Karen Nylund-Gibson, PhD

Non-Anonymous Screening Surveys

Anonymous vs. Self-identified Response Formats: Implications for Mental Health Screening in Schools

Assessment for Effective Intervention Assessment, 47(2), 112–117.

SEHS-Primary Japanese

Validating a Social Emotional Wellness Survey for Japanese Elementary School Students

Educational and Developmental Psychologist, 38(1), 121–130.

Adapting the Dual-Factor Model for Universal School-Based Mental Health Screening

Handbook of positive psychology in schools: In support of positive educational processes (3rd ed.). Taylor & Francis.


Enhancement Standardization Universal Social Emotional Health Measure Students Psychological Strengths

Journal of Well-Being Assessment, February 2021

School Membership

Association Social-Emotional Strengths and School Membership: A Cross-Cultural Comparison

International Journal of School & Educational Psychology  2021