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 […]

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 […]

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 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 […]

Work and Organizations Division at the 5th World Congress

June 30, 2017|

The Work and Organizations Division has multiple opportunities for you to connect with colleagues and learn about the latest research and evidence-based applications of positive psychology in the work space.

To ensure that you do not miss anything, download the flyer today!

Events include:

Special Interest Group lunch on Friday, July 14, Exhibit Hall
Division Networking Hour at Le Place D’Armes Hotel & Suites. 7:00 […]

Seeking Editorial Board Members for New Health and Wellness Division Publication

June 19, 2017|

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Apply for SIPPA Membership and Recruitment Co-Chair Positions

June 15, 2017|

We at SIPPA are looking for two students to join our supportive and motivated executive team. Our association is truly international, so you may be located anywhere in the world. Our team shares a passion for taking SIPPA further and we look forward to welcoming you. Our Membership & Recruitment Co-chairs are an integral part of our team who provide leadership in […]

SAS Positive Emotions Post-Conference Report

June 14, 2017|

The Society for Affective Science (SAS) held its annual conference on April 27- 29, 2017 in Boston, MA. At this meeting, IPPA proudly supported the 4th Annual SAS Positive Emotions Pre-Conference, which took place on Thursday, April 27, 2017. The pre-conference was chaired by Christopher Oveis, Sara Algoe, and Jennifer Stellar.

The event showcased engaging and generative talks from 19 of the leading […]

Third Issue of Positive Work and Organizations: Research and Practice Published

June 13, 2017|

IPPA’s Work and Organizations Division has released the third issue of their newsletter, Positive Work and Organizations: Research and Practice.

In this issue, readers can learn from research and practice briefs on measuring employee thriving and mindfulness-based trainings. You will also find book reviews of important new publications; an interview with IPPA President-Elect Lea Waters, Ph.D., on her vision for […]