1. Consultant
Scott Huebner, PhD, NCSP
Department of Psychology
University of South Carolina
Columbia, SC  29208


2. Consultant history
Dr. Scott Huebner is a professor and former Director of the Department of the School Psychology Program in the Department of Psychology at the University of South Carolina. He is a Fellow of the American Psychological Association (Division 16, School Psychology), International Society for Quality of Life Studies, and an elected a member of the Society for the Study of School Psychology. He has published more than 200 journal articles and book chapters, mostly on children’s subjective well-being, school climate, and student engagement. The research has been cited frequently (h-index=56). With Drs. Mike Furlong and Rich Gilman, Dr. Huebner recently edited the Handbook of Positive Psychology in Schools (2014).

In collaboration with several national and international scholars, he has developed a number of self-report measures of youth subjective well-being, life satisfaction (quality of life), school climate, and school-related well-being. Many of the measures are not copyrighted and can be used without charge and without permission by interested researchers.  These measures include but are not limited to the Students’ Life Satisfaction Scale, Multidimensional Students’ Life Satisfaction Scale, and Brief Multidimensional Students’ Life Satisfaction Scale.

3. Consultant availability
South Carolina, USA Eastern Time Zone. Dr. Scott Huebner is flexible about times when given prior notice.

4. Recommended Publications:

  • General Overviews of Subjective Well-being Assessment and Children’s Rights: Huebner, E. S., & Furlong, M. J. (2014). Subjective well-being: A key component of children’s rights monitoring plans. ISPA World Go Round, 41(2), 6–8.
    Kosher, H., Ben-Arieh, A., Jiang, X., & Huebner, E.S. (2014).  Advances in children’s rights and the science of subjective well-being: Implications for school psychologists. School Psychology Quarterly, 29, 7-20.
  • General Overview of Subjective Well-being and Schooling:Furlong, M. J., Gilman, R., & Huebner, E. S. (Eds.). (2014). Handbook of positive psychology in  schools (2nd ed.). New York, NY: Taylor & Francis.
  • General Overviews of Youth Subjective Well-being Assessment: Huebner, E.S., & Hills, K.J. (2013). Assessment of life satisfaction with children and adolescents. In D. Saklofske, C.R. Reynolds, & V. Schwean (Eds.), Oxford handbook of psychological assessment of children and adolescents (pp. 773-787). Oxford: Oxford University Press.
    Weber, M., Harzer, C., Huebner, E.S., & Hills, K.J. (2015). Measures of life satisfaction across the lifespan. In G. Boyle & D. Saklofske (Eds.), Measures of personality and social psychological attitudes (3rd ed.), New York: Academic Press.
  • Publications Regarding Specific Measures of Youth Well-being: Huebner, E. S. (1991). Initial development of the Student’s Life Satisfaction Scale. School Psychology International, 12, 231 -240.
    Huebner, E.S. (1994). Preliminary development and validation of a multidimensional life satisfaction scale for children. Psychological Assessment, 6, 149-158.
    Huebner, E.S., Seligson, J., S.M., Valois, R.F., & Suldo, S.M. (2006). A review of the Brief Multidimensional Students’ Life Satisfaction Scale. Social Indicators Research, 79, 477-48.
    Zullig, K. J., Collins, R., Ghani, N., Patton, J.M., Huebner, E.S., & Ajamie, J. (2014). Psychometric support for the School Climate Measure in a large, diverse sample of adolescents: A replication and extension study. Journal of School Health, 84, 82-90.
    Zullig, K.J., Huebner, E.S., Patton, J., & Murray, K.A. (2009). The Brief Multidimensional Students’ Life Satisfaction Scale—College Student Version. American Journal of Health Behavior, 33, 483-493.
    Liu, W., Tian, L., Huebner, E.S., Zhen, X., Li, Z. (in press). Preliminary development of the Elementary School Students’ Well-Being Scale.  Social Indicators Research.
  • Publications Regarding Integrated Negative and Positive Well-being Assessment: Antaramian, S.J., Huebner, E.S., Hills, K.J., & Valois, R.F. (2010). A dual-factor model of mental health: Toward a more comprehensive understanding of youth functioning. American Journal of Orthopsychiatry, 80, 462-472.
    Kelly, R.M., Hills, K.J., Huebner, E.S., & McQuillin, S. (2012). The longitudinal stability and dynamics of group membership in the dual-factor model of mental health: Psychosocial predictors of mental health. Canadian Journal of School Psychology, 27, 337-355.