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. Submissions can include empirical research and integrative
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
Call for Submissions: Avant-garde Positive Psychology Clinical Interventions Competition (2/9/2017) - DEADLINE EXTENDED TO MAY 31, 2017 The Positive Clinical Psychology Division of the International Positive Psychology Association (IPPA) invites you share your innovative clinical practices which foster mental health and wellbeing as well as alleviate psychological stress and dysfunction. The Avant-garde Positive Psychology Clinical Interventions Competition event will allow for collaboration, increase knowledge about important considerations
Leadership Team (11/7/2016) - Presenting the 2016 - 2018 Officers and Committee Leads for the Positive Clinical Psychology Division:   President: Tayyab Rashid, Ph.D. Executive Clinical Council:  Samuel M. Y. Ho, Ph.D. Rhea Owens, Ph.D. Philip Streit, Ph.D. Margarita Tarragona, Ph.D. Orhan Ferhat Yarar Ph.D. Secretary: Willow Saloum, Psy. D. Editor-in-Chief of Publication: Rhea Owens, Ph.D. Editor: Covadonga Chaves, Ph.D. Editor: James Maddux, Ph.D.
Meet your Leadership Candidates: Positive Clinical Psychology Division (9/26/2016) - IPPA's Positive Clinical Psychology Division concluded its call for leadership candidates and volunteers for a 2016 - 2018 term.  The Selection Committee is pleased to present your candidates for Officer and volunteer leadership positions. Please take a moment to review their bios, and share your thoughts and questions in the comments section below. We will keep this thread open
Editorial Volunteers Wanted for Division Newsletter (6/21/2016) - The Clinical Division is currently developing a new bi-annual publication that will include research briefs, book reviews and feature articles exploring positive psychology research and application in the clinical setting. We are seeking volunteers to serve on the editorial team. Volunteers must have experience producing newsletters, solid editorial and writing skills, and the ability to