Marriage & Family
Formation of Moral Character and Virtue
Duration: 1 hr. 28 min.
CE Credits: 1.5
How can parents, educators, and mentors help children develop good character? In this webinar, Thomas Lickona, Ph.D., Director of the Center for the 4th and 5th Rs (Respect and Responsibility), discusses the ten essential virtues that comprise good character as well as the order in which the virtues should be developed. He also focuses on the psychological components of the virtues and how these direct the development of the virtues. Dr. Lickona will also explore how the stages of moral reasoning inform virtue development. This webinar features a question and answer session.
By the end of this presentation, participants will be able to:
- List and describe the essential virtues that comprise good character.
- Identify the psychological components of the virtues.
- Explain what parents, teachers, and mentors can do to foster good character in children.