Strengths-Based Resilience Program Recognized with Innovation Award (8/13/2018) - The Clinical Division is excited to share that Strengths-Based Resilience (SBR), a University of Toronto Scarborough program led by Division President Tayyab Rashid, was a recent recipient of the Canadian Association of College and University Student Services (CACUSS)' Innovation Award. The award recognizes an innovative program or service that exemplifies excellence and serves as a
Virtual Positive Psychology Peer Consultation Group Pilot: An Interview with Margarita Tarragona and Jennifer Brownstein (4/9/2018) - Last month, IPPA's Positive Clinical Psychology Division saw the first pilot for its virtual peer consultation group. Led by Jennifer Brownstein, Psy.D., Margarita Tarragona, Ph.D., and Tayyab Rashid, Ph.D., the group provides a platform through which practitioners can discuss and share how they use positive psychology with their clients. The group aims to provide a
Call for Participants: Virtual Positive Psychology Peer Consultation Group Pilot (2/16/2018) - 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
Call for Submissions: Positive Clinical Psychology: An International Perspective. (10/6/2017) - The Positive Clinical Psychology Division of the International Positive Psychology Association is seeking submissions for its peer-reviewed newsletter publication, Positive Clinical Psychology: An International Perspective. The team will accept submissions (ranging from 500 to 2,000 words depending on the type of submission) on a rolling basis. However, in order to be considered for the first issue
Positive Clinical Intervention Challenge Finalists Announced (7/5/2017) - 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,
Call for Submissions: Clinical Applications of Positive Psychology, An International Perspective (5/15/2017) - The Positive Clinical Psychology Division of the International Positive Psychology Association is starting a new peer-reviewed publication: Clinical Applications of Positive Psychology: An International Perspective.  The publication is intended to be an international forum that focuses on the intersection of positive psychology theory and research and evidence-based clinical practice. Possible submission categories include: Empirical reports of
Sneak Peek at IPPA Divisions’ Programming at the Fifth World Congress (5/8/2017) - Did you know that all five of IPPA's divisions are planning sessions at the Fifth World Congress on Positive Psychology? Visit the online program to learn more about division sessions, including: IPPA's Positive Health and Wellness Division will present the Positive Health Psychology Data Extravaganza, featuring leading researchers in the field of positive health who will share their latest findings in
Open Forum for Members of the Positive Clinical Psychology Division (3/14/2017) - The purpose of the IPPA Positive Clinical Psychology Division is to provide an organized, collegial, member-drive, collaborative platform for clinicians, academics, researchers and students to advance the conceptualization, research and practice of positive clinical psychology. The leadership team is currently planning activities for 2017 and beyond. Please take a moment to review the division charter and weigh
Seeking Editorial Board Members for New Clinical Division Publication (3/7/2017) - The IPPA Clinical Division is seeking nominations for an Associate Editor and 10-12 Editorial Board members for its peer-reviewed newsletter: Clinical Applications of Positive Psychology: An International Perspective.  These positions will be for a two-year term. The Associate Editor will be assigned submissions to manage by the Editor. Editorial Board members will be asked to review submissions
Volunteer Opportunity: Communication Lead for Clinical Division (2/17/2017) - Communication Lead: Working in coordination with the Division Secretary, manages written communications to Division members and helps maintain contact database, Division webpage, and other communication sites. Initiates communication with membership as needed. Responsibilities include coordinating with all members of the leadership team to keep informed on important announcements and opportunities, and utilizing available communication resources