ReachOut Schools uses cookies to give you the best experience. Find out more about cookies and your privacy in our policy.

This practice activity demonstrates how to use the VIA Character Strengths online survey to help a young person assess their strengths.

This practice activity will help you:

  • understand the role of online self-assessments
  • complete a character strengths assessment with a young person
  • use the results of the survey to guide work with a young person.
Student with white shirt in library smiling at laptop


Whilst many services reference using a strengths-based model when working with young people, how often do we assist the young people we work with to formulate a comprehensive list of strengths? In this activity, we can assist a young person to do so, using online tools and the professional relationship.

Download this practice activity

Finding strengths practice activity