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Positive Psychology Leader Series Fall Lineup 2017

August 20, 2017|

IPPA members can now register for three exciting webinars in the Positive Psychology Leader Series being offered in Fall 2017.

The first will welcome Ryan Niemiec, PsyD, for an extended presentation on Character Strengths Research & Interventions. Dr. Niemiec is Education Director of the VIA Institute on Character, a non-profit organization that is viewed as the global leader in advancing the […]

First African Positive Psychology Conference

August 14, 2017|

The First African Positive Psychology Conference (APPC) is presented by North-West University and the University of Johannesburg. It will take place in Potchesfstroom, South Africa, from April 4-7, 2018.

The theme of this conference is “Embracing well-being in diverse contexts.” The event aims to provide a discussion platform involving academic researchers, practitioners, students, and others interested in and working on well-being promotion and enhancing quality […]

Job Opportunity: Assistant Psychology Professor, Wake Forest University

August 14, 2017|

Wake Forest University is accepting applications for the tenure-track position of Assistant Professor of Psychology that will focus on a research program on the “science of well-being in relation to social disparities.”

Scholars who study social disparities or the impact of socio-economic, ethnic, or cultural factors on well-being are especially encouraged to apply. The research program may also include other areas of focus such […]

Recap: Positive Health & Wellness Division Sessions at the Fifth World Congress on Positive Psychology

August 14, 2017|

At the Fifth World Congress on Positive Psychology, the Positive Health & Wellness Division (PH&W) sponsored three major events full of robust research findings and key takeaways. Read on to learn more (or review) what was covered in the field of positive health and health sciences.

 

Positive Health Psychology Data Extravaganza

Six groups of presenters shared some of the most profound […]

Positive Organizational Psychology Workshop at CGU

August 13, 2017|

Claremont Graduate University will hold a one-day workshop on Positive Organizational Psychology on August 21, 2017. The full title of the workshop is “Introduction to Positive Organizational Psychology: Theory, Research, and Applications,” and it will be presented by Stewart I. Donaldson and Jeffrey Yip. Topics such as positive leadership, exemplary teamwork, flow in the workplace, positive career development and mentoring, appreciative […]

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 […]

Positive Education Summit in China

July 16, 2017|

The first Positive Education Summit in China, organized by the International Positive Education Network (IPEN) will be held on August 25, 2017, in Shenzhen.

International speakers will include Kaiping Peng, Nansook Park, Paul Rozin, and Sir Anthony Seldon.

Registration is available online. Please see the event page for further program details.

Positive Clinical Intervention Challenge Finalists Announced

July 5, 2017|

The Positive Clinical Psychology Division has concluded the first round of its inaugural intervention design challenge and has identified five finalists who will present at the Fifth World Congress on Positive Psychology.

The five finalists are:

Unscripted Enactment: The Virtual Gratitude Visit (VGV) by Dan Tomasulo, Ph.D, TEP, MFA, MAPP, of Columbia University, Core Faculty, Spirit, Mind, Body Institute and Adjunct […]

2017 SELF Conference

July 5, 2017|

The 2017 SELF Conference will be held in Melbourne, Australia from September 25 – 28. This is the 9th biennial SELF conference. The theme of the 2017 conference is ‘From Positive Psychology/Education to Practice.’

In addition to scientific sessions, there will be a “Practitioner Stream” track that will focus on the evidence-based practice of positive psychology in a workshop format. […]