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Volunteer as a Community Lead for the Work and Organizations Division

May 24, 2018|

This year, IPPA will introduce a new online platform for its members to connect with each other and engage with the larger global positive psychology community. The Work and Organizations Division is currently recruiting two volunteer Community Leads to join the leadership team to help establish, maintain, and grow community engagement on this platform.
The Community Leads’ responsibilities will include:

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Call for Applicants: 2018 Election, Work and Organizations Division

May 18, 2018|

IPPA’s Work and Organizations Division is welcoming applications for its 2018 election cycle.  Two elected positions are available: President-elect and Secretary. Each office holds a 2-year term, beginning in August 2018.
Job descriptions and desired applicant qualifications are listed here.
Candidates should have an active IPPA membership at the time of application. To apply for the elected positions, IPPA members must first ensure that […]

Leader Series Welcomes Suzann Pileggi Pawelski and James Pawelski

April 27, 2018|

Update: Members can log in to view the recording here!

On May 1, 2018, husband and wife team, James Pawelski, Ph.D. and Suzann Pileggi Pawelski, MAPP will join the Positive Psychology Leader Series to share some positive psychology-based exercises for enhancing romantic relationships.

The relationships we cultivate are essential to well-being. Enduring relationships require effort to sustain. Husband and wife team, Suzann (“Suzie”) Pileggi […]

James Maddux on the Positive Psychology Leader Series: Self-Efficacy as a Foundational Concept for Positive Psychology

March 1, 2018|

Update: members can log in to view the recorded webinar here. 

On March 13, The Positive Psychology Leader Series will welcome Dr. James Maddux for a live webinar presentation and Q&A on “Self-Efficacy as a Foundational Concept for Positive Psychology.”

People tend to engage in behaviors that will get them what they want and that they believe they can do. Self-efficacy theory […]

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 […]

IPPA’s Education Division is Planning a Pre-Conference at ECPP2018 called “Engaging Education”

January 16, 2018|

Engaging Education – Let’s Make It Happen! Exploring Science and Practice-Based Opportunities.
A pre-conference at the 9th European Conference on Positive Psychology (ECPP 2018)
June 26-27, 2018 at Eötvös Loránd University in Budapest, Hungary
Presented by IPPA’s Positive Education Division (IPPAEd)

Around the world, concerns are growing about students’ abilities with 21st century skills, mental health problems, and lack of motivation to learn. Engagement […]

Dr. Barbara Fredrickson Awarded TANG Prize

November 3, 2017|

 

We at IPPA are thrilled to share that Barbara Fredrickson, Ph.D., will be presented with the TANG Prize for her achievements in psychology and significant contributions to the well-being of humanity. In addition to celebrating Dr. Fredrickson’s influential research in the field of positive psychology and the study of positive emotions, the International Positive Psychology Association is thankful for her leadership. She is […]

IPPA Celebrates 10 Years

August 22, 2017|

by James Pawelski, Ph.D. , Executive Director (Volunteer)

Ten years ago, a small group of volunteers with a shared interest in positive psychology set out to create an international membership association where scholars, practitioners, and students could contribute to the long-term growth of the field.

Ten years later, we can be proud of what we have accomplished. Working together, we have […]

IPPA Announces 2017 Award Winners

August 8, 2017|

International Positive Psychology Association Announces 2017 Award Winners
The International Positive Psychology Association (IPPA) welcomed six new Fellows, and honored eight additional members at its Awards Program on July 14, 2017 at the Fifth World Congress on Positive Psychology. Awards included the Christopher J. Peterson Gold Medal and Top Dissertation Awards, as well as three new awards; Outstanding Practitioner, Early […]

Ryan Niemiec, Psy.D. to join Positive Psychology Leader Series

July 30, 2017|

IPPA’s Positive Psychology Leader Series will welcome Dr. Ryan Niemiec on Tuesday, August 29th from 12:00 noon – 1:30 EDT

In this extended webinar, Dr. Niemiec will share the latest in character strengths research, including new studies on character strengths appreciation, overuse/underuse/optimal-use of character strengths, and the connection with specific team roles. In addition, he will highlight domain-specific content relating to […]