Isaac Prilleltensky, Ph.D.
February 27, 2018
5 pm ET
The Context of Well-being: Fit, Facets, and Fairness

Dr. Prilleltensky will share a multi-dimensional model of wellbeing (I-COPPE) that includes both perceptual and contextual appraisals. He will propose that individuals can enhance their “fitness” in each dimension of I-COPPE and review an evidence-based intervention. Finally, he will discuss the impact of fairness on wellness and share a model to promote well-being in applied settings with a proactive, collective approach.

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Bio: Dr. Isaac Prilleltensky is the dean of the School of Education and Human Development at the University of Miami, where he also serves as vice provost for institutional culture. He also holds the Erwin and Barbara Mautner Chair in Community Well-Being and is a professor of educational and psychological studies. He has published nine books and over one hundred and thirty scholarly papers, book chapters, and book reviews. He is the recipient of the Distinguished Contribution to Theory and Research Award, and the John Kalafat Applied Community Psychology Award, both from the Division of Community Psychology of the American Psychological Association (APA). He is also the recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award of the Prevention Section of the Division of Counseling Psychology of APA. Isaac is a vegan, fitness aficionado, and humor writer. In 2015, he received an award from the National Newspaper Association for his humor writing. Isaac was born in Argentina and has lived and worked in Israel, Canada, Australia and the United States. He lives in Miami with his amazing wife Dr. Ora Prilleltensky. Their son Matan lives in New York City. Isaac can be reached at isaac@miami.edu.