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Volunteer as a Community Lead for the Work and Organizations Division

May 24, 2018|

This year, IPPA will introduce a new online platform for its members to connect with each other and engage with the larger global positive psychology community. The Work and Organizations Division is currently recruiting two volunteer Community Leads to join the leadership team to help establish, maintain, and grow community engagement on this platform.
The Community Leads’ responsibilities will include:

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4th Spanish National Congress on Positive Psychology

May 22, 2018|

The Spanish Positive Psychology Society (SEPP) will hold their 4th Spanish National Congress on Positive Psychology from October 17-20, 2018 in Madrid, Spain.

The conference will feature five keynote addresses: Michael Steger (meaning in life), Judith Moskowitz (positive interventions in health), Michael West (leadership), Alejandro Adler (positive education) and José M. Peiró (positive organizational psychology). Most lectures and workshops will […]

Emirates Center for Happiness Research Offers New Courses

May 16, 2018|

Since its opening in 2017, the United Arab Emirates University’s (UAEU) Emirates Center for Happiness Research (ECHR) has aimed to serve both the broader community as well as the university population through the provision of evidence-based professional services, with research and training that promotes and enhances happiness and positivity.

On International Happiness Day, the UAEU announced the delivery of the […]

Comments from the First African Positive Psychology Conference

May 15, 2018|

The first African Positive Psychology Conference (APPC) was held in early April, 2018 in Potchefstroom, South Africa.

This conference established the Africa Positive Psychology Network (APPN) and the South African Positive Psychology Association (SAPPA). These bodies will become some of the custodians for the promotion of science, teaching, and practice of positive psychology on the African continent. IPPA looks forward […]

Report on 2018 SAS Positive Emotions Pre-Conference

May 8, 2018|

IPPA is pleased to have supported the Society for Affective Science (SAS) Positive Emotions Pre-Conference for the second year in a row as part of our mission to advance the science of positive psychology. It was held at the University of California, Los Angeles on April 26, 2018.

Download the Positive Emotions Pre-Conference program

 

by Jennifer Stellar, Pre-conference Chair

The 5th annual […]

Now Available: Positive Health and Wellness Collection in IPPA’s Learning Library

April 19, 2018|

IPPA’s Virtual Learning Library houses over 100 videos and more than 150 presentations, available exclusively to members. The Positive Health and Wellness Division now has a dedicated page for content relevant to our mission: a collection of videos from past World Congresses, other conferences, and the Leader Series.

Pick a few to watch on your next work or study […]

Virtual Positive Psychology Peer Consultation Group Pilot: An Interview with Margarita Tarragona and Jennifer Brownstein

April 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 supportive, safe environment that […]

Character Lab Hiring Chief Operating Officer

April 8, 2018|

The Character Lab is now searching for a Chief Operating Officer (COO). The COO will report directly to the CEO of the Character Lab, Dr. Angela Duckworth.

The COO will craft and implement a development strategy for the annual budget; orchestrate strategic partnerships; and support external communications, among other responsibilities. They will also represent Character Lab in negotiations with organizational partners, […]

Liverpool John Moores University Launches Master Program on Positive Psychology and Well-being

April 8, 2018|

Liverpool John Moores University in Liverpool, UK is now accepting applications for a new Masters program in Positive Psychology and Well-being. The program is part of the School of Natural Sciences and Psychology.
The programme is designed to develop your knowledge and practical skills for applying positive psychology principles in different settings. There are also modules on research skills and […]

Power Paradox in Organizations

April 5, 2018|

In December 2017, IPPA Work & Organizations Lead Bijal Choksi talked with positive psychology researcher Dacher Keltner, Ph.D. and Balan Nair, Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer at Liberty Global, to discuss how the “power paradox” plays out in organizational settings, and what employees and managers can do to be aware of and counteract leader susceptibility to the corrosive […]