News Home

Suzann and James Pawelski

April 19, 2018|

To access this content please log in below with your IPPA membership username and password.

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 […]

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,  […]

Call for Abstracts: ECPP2018 Pre-conference Presented by IPPA’s Positive Education Division

January 22, 2018|

IPPA’s Positive Education Division (IPPAed) will host a pre-conference to the 9th European Conference on Positive Psychology in Budapest, Hungary on June 26-27, 2018. The pre-conference, called Engaging Education: Let’s Make it Happen, will explore ways to make education more engaging for students and educators and ensure that schools are preparing young people for successful futures. This is a […]

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 […]

4th Canadian Conference On Positive Psychology

October 12, 2017|

The 4th Canadian Conference on Positive Psychology, organized by the Canadian Positive Psychology Association, will be held on May 23-25, 2018 in Toronto, Canada. The conference is co-hosted by the University of Toronto, Ontario Institute for Studies in Education.

The theme of the conference is “Bridging Canadian Well-Being.”

Update: the Call for Submissions is now closed.

On May 23, in association with the 4th Canadian […]

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 […]