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Monthly Archives: April 2020

Work and Organizations Division Presents Panel on Lawyer Wellbeing

April 28, 2020|

Positive Psychology Interventions for the Legal Profession
A Panel Discussion
Recorded, May 7, 2020

Abstract:  The legal profession is plagued by job dissatisfaction, burnout, and mental health problems, as reported by the National Task Force on Lawyer Well-Being. Please join us for a discussion about how positive psychology can be integrated into the legal profession to improve job satisfaction, engagement, and overall thriving. […]

Clinical Division Offers Q&A for Clinicians

April 24, 2020|

Presenters: Jennifer Brownstein, Psy.D.; Rhea Owens, Ph.D. (host); Tayyab Rashid, Ph.D.; Willow Saloum, Psy.D.; & Margarita Tarragona, Ph.D.

Description: Leaders and practicing clinicians from the Positive Clinical Psychology Division of the International Positive Psychology Association hosted a Q&A webinar on how to continue working effectively and infusing positive psychological practices into clinical work during COVID-19. Tips, strategies, best practices, and resources in positive psychology were […]

IPPA Offers Free Webinar Series: Building Resilience

April 23, 2020|

We are living through a remarkable time. The COVID-19 pandemic has many people feeling anxious, irritable, afraid, or ambivalent. The field of positive psychology has a lot to offer from its scientific insights on human wellbeing and practical applications. That is why IPPA recently offered a four-part webinar series that may help people enhance their psychological immunity through evidence-based skills […]

IPPA Supports Positive Voices’ “Coping with COVID” Series

April 21, 2020|

About the Series:

Join us for: Optimizing Social Connection Webinar

April 20, 2020|

Dr. Sara Algoe joins IPPA’s Positive Psychology Leader Series on Thursday, April 23, to discuss the science behind social connections and offer practical tips for how we can feel more connected even as we remain physically distanced.

This webinar is free and open to the public.
“Optimizing Social Connection with Dr. Sara Algoe”
Thursday, April 23, 2020
7:30 pm […]

Resilience Resources

April 14, 2020|

Motivating Employees, Richard Ryan, Ph.D.
Dr. Richard Ryan shares insights from decades of research on self-determination theory which states that healthy motivation is supported by filling one’s psychological needs of autonomy, competency, and relatedness.

Recorded March 2020 for the IPPA Work and Organizations Division’s Digests & Dialogues Series.

Resilience Resources

April 14, 2020|

Building Hope, with Jennifer Cheavens Ph.D.

Pioneer of Hope Therapy, Dr. Jennifer Cheavens, talks about how we can develop greater hope through setting goals, designing pathways, and developing agency.

Recorded October 2019 during IPPA’s Positive Psychology Leader Series.

Resilience Resources

April 14, 2020|

Self-Compassion, with Kristin Neff, Ph.D.

Renowned self-compassion researcher and pioneer, Dr. Kristin Neff, describes her three-part model of self-compassion as a helpful response to suffering.

Recorded November 2018 during IPPA’s Positive Psychology Leader Series.

Resilience Resources

April 14, 2020|

Social Trust, with John Helliwell Ph.D.

Dr. Helliwell shares how we can build social trust to respond better in a crisis.

Recorded in March 2018 for IPPA’s Positive Psychology Leader Series.

Division Activity Proposals

April 14, 2020|

Questions for consideration:

Member Engagement: How do you plan to engage members through the IPPA Engage member community? Please include examples of how you will:

Identify, create, circulate high-quality resources (including those in Learning Library), including new research findings, research-based applications, case studies.
Engage members in exchange of ideas to advance collective learning and special initiatives, including providing opportunities […]