Values in Action Survey

Values in Action Survey

Values in Action Survey

Values in Action Survey

Complete the Virtues in Action (VIA) Survey of Character Strengths.


You will need to create a brief profile that includes a user name and password. After creating a profile, complete the VIA Survey of Character Strengths. When you login, click the Questionnaires dropdown menu to locate this survey.


After completing the survey, you will receive feedback on your top character strengths. In a two page paper, report your top three strengths and how these particular strengths might benefit your cognitive, emotional, and behavioral health. For example, how do these strength aid to you in both good and bad times? Do you rely on these strengths often, or are they inner traits that are valuable only in certain situations? Use basic APA style guidelines (1” margin, 12-point Times New Roman font, double- spaced).


Click Values in Action Survey Guidelines and Rubric for further details.


Submit the Values in Action Survey to the Dropbox no later than Sunday 11:59 PM EST/EDT. (This Dropbox basket is linked to Turnitin.)

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The ranking of the strengths reflects your overall ratings of yourself on the 24 strengths in the survey, how much of each strength you possess. Your top five are the ones to pay attention to and find ways to use more often.

Your Top Strength


Gratitude –

You are aware of the good things that happen to you, and you never take them for granted. Your friends and family members know that you are a grateful person because you always take the time to express your thanks.

Your Second Strength

Judgment, critical thinking, and open-mindedness –

Thinking things through and examining them from all sides are important aspects of who you are. You do not jump to conclusions, and you rely only on solid evidence to make your decisions. You are able to change your mind.

Strength #3

Hope, optimism, and future-mindedness –

You expect the best in the future, and you work to achieve it. You believe that the future is something that you can control.