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Monthly Archives: February 2018

Student Division Seeking Volunteers!

February 27, 2018|

The student division of the International Positive Psychology Association (SIPPA) seeks to create a community for students of positive psychology by facilitating networking, collaboration and mentorship.

The division welcomes applicants for the following volunteer opportunities available to begin in 2018.

Membership & Recruitment Co-Chair (2 positions)
Mentoring Co-Chair
Communications Lead
Conference Lead
Regional Representative
Contributor/Writer, SIPPA Newsletter

To learn more and […]

Student Speaker Series presents: Dr. Noémie Le Pertel, March 2018

February 27, 2018|

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Isaac Prilleltensky on the Positive Psychology Leader Series: The Context of Well-being

February 22, 2018|

On February 27*, The Positive Psychology Leader Series will welcome Dr. Isaac Prilleltensky for a live webinar presentation and Q&A on “The Context of Well-being: Fit, Facets, and Fairness.”

Dr. Prilleltensky will share a multi-dimensional model of well-being (I-COPPE) that includes both perceptual and contextual appraisals. He will propose that individuals can enhance their “fitness” in each dimension of I-COPPE and review […]

Call for Participants: Virtual Positive Psychology Peer Consultation Group Pilot

February 16, 2018|

IPPA’s  Positive Clinical Psychology Division is piloting a six-month, online “positive psychology peer consultation group” starting in March 2018, and is seeking licensed professionals and graduate students to participate.
Applying positive psychology to clinical practice is a relatively new approach. This group will aim to provide a safe space for colleagues to support and learn from each other, and through online discussions,  […]

James E. Maddux, Ph.D

February 8, 2018|

Bio: James E. Maddux, Ph.D., is University Professor Emeritus in the Department of Psychology and Senior Scholar at the Center for the Advancement of Well-Being at George Mason University (Fairfax, VA). He is the former Editor of the Journal of Social and Clinical Psychology and former director of the clinical psychology doctoral program at George Mason University. He is the co-editor […]

3rd Western Positive Psychology Association Conference: A Recap

February 7, 2018|

By: Shari Young Kuchenbecker and Meg Warren

On January 20, 2017, Claremont Graduate University (CGU) hosted the 3rd Western Positive Psychology Association (WPPA) Conference in Claremont, California.

The day began with a riveting keynote by Shaun Tomson, world champion surfer, best-selling author, and motivational speaker, who shared his personal story of facing the gravest of challenges with resilience and grit, and […]

Greater Good Science Center Hiring a Director of Training

February 4, 2018|

The Greater Good Science Center (GGSC) at the University of California Berkeley is currently looking for a full-time Director of Training.

The Director of Training will teach individuals and organizations about the GGSC’s research-based practices for happiness, resilience, kindness, and connection—with a particular focus on helping organizations build these skills more deeply into their programs and workplace culture. The successful candidate […]

Penn Hiring Associate Director of Applied Positive Psychology Online Learning

February 4, 2018|

The University of Pennsylvania’s School of Arts and Sciences is seeking an Associate Director to oversee the development and delivery of a cluster of online credit-bearing positive psychology courses (APOP – Applied Positive Psychology) that will comprise a positive psychology academic certificate within a larger suite of positive psychology programming. In addition to the development of high quality, rigorous […]

Positive Judaism Summit 2018

February 4, 2018|

The Positive Judaism Summit 2018 will take place on March 17 in New York City. The Summit is organized around the topic of “Personal Happiness, Individual Thriving, and Communal Wellbeing: A New Jewish Vision.”

People of every denomination and background are invited to attend.

Registration and further information are available here.