VIA Youth-96 Psychometrics

Strength α
Appreciation of Beauty and Excellence 0.86
Bravery 0.91
Creativity 0.90
Curiosity 0.83
Fairness 0.85
Forgiveness 0.87
Gratitude 0.81
Honesty 0.84
Hope 0.87
Humility 0.83
Humor 0.93
Judgment 0.89
Kindness 0.83
Leadership 0.93
Love 0.84
Love of Learning 0.93
Perseverance 0.87
Perspective 0.82
Prudence 0.79
Self-Regulation 0.75
Social Intelligence 0.69
Spirituality 0.95
Teamwork 0.85
Zest 0.89
M 0.86

VIA Youth- 96 Citation

Park, N., & Peterson, C. (2006). Moral competence and character strengths among adolescents: The development and validation of the Values in Action Inventory of Strengths for Youth. Journal of Adolescence, 29, 891-905.

VIA Youth- 96 Languages

The VIA Youth- 96 has been translated into the following languages. The languages marked with an asterisk (*) are still considered "in development" because not enough survey takers have completed it to determine if the translation is reliable or alphas for some scales are below .60. Click the language below to see psychometric data. Researchers should use caution when using a survey translation that is listed as "in development".

  • Bulgarian*
  • Chinese (Traditional-Taiwan)*
  • Czech*
  • Danish*
  • Dutch*
  • English (see above)
  • Farsi (Persian)*
  • Finnish
  • French*
  • German*
  • Greek*
  • Hebrew*
  • Hindi*
  • Hungarian*
  • Italian*
  • Japanese*
  • Malay (Bahasa Malaysia)
  • Norwegian*
  • Portuguese (Brazil)*
  • Portuguese (Portugal)*
  • Romanian*
  • Spanish*
  • Swedish*
  • Turkish*
  • Urdu*