IPPA News

Strengths-Based Resilience Program Recognized with Innovation Award

August 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 model for other CACUSS […]

Positive Education Conference Recap: A Panel Discussion Webinar

August 2, 2018|

Did you miss the Positive Education Division (IPPAEd)’s pre-conference at the 9th European Conference on Positive Psychology, or IPEN’s World Positive Education Accelerator?

You are in luck! IPPAEd is holding a virtual panel webinar to hear from Division members and leaders who will share what they learned or presented at both conferences.

Update: Watch the recording of the panel discussion below!

If […]

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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Call for Applicants: 2018 Election, Work and Organizations Division

May 18, 2018|

IPPA’s Work and Organizations Division is welcoming applications for its 2018 election cycle.  Two elected positions are available: President-elect and Secretary. Each office holds a 2-year term, beginning in August 2018.
Job descriptions and desired applicant qualifications are listed here.
Candidates should have an active IPPA membership at the time of application. To apply for the elected positions, IPPA members must first ensure that […]

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 […]

Join the Leadership Team: Work and Organizations Division

April 3, 2018|

The Work and Organizations division currently has two great opportunities for you to get involved with the leadership team. Apply by May 15, 2018 for the following positions:

Work & Organizations Division President-Elect

Responsibilities include:

Supporting the Division President in fulfilling the goals and objectives of the Division by providing continuity to established programs and by formulating future programs.
Assuming the […]

Call for Volunteers: Positive Health and Wellness Literature Review Project

March 25, 2018|

The Positive Health and Wellness Division is conducting a foundational assessment of the research that has been published in the field, and we would love your help! This literature review project is an ongoing initiative that aims to capture the breadth of knowledge available around the world about how positive psychology constructs can improve the health and wellness of […]

James Maddux on the Positive Psychology Leader Series: Self-Efficacy as a Foundational Concept for Positive Psychology

March 1, 2018|

Update: members can log in to view the recorded webinar here. 

On March 13, The Positive Psychology Leader Series will welcome Dr. James Maddux for a live webinar presentation and Q&A on “Self-Efficacy as a Foundational Concept for Positive Psychology.”

People tend to engage in behaviors that will get them what they want and that they believe they can do. Self-efficacy theory […]

Student Division Seeking Volunteers!

February 27, 2018|

The student division of the International Positive Psychology Association (SIPPA) seeks to create a community for students of positive psychology by facilitating networking, collaboration and mentorship.

The division welcomes applicants for the following volunteer opportunities available to begin in 2018.

Membership & Recruitment Co-Chair (2 positions)
Mentoring Co-Chair
Communications Lead
Conference Lead
Regional Representative
Contributor/Writer, SIPPA Newsletter

To learn more and […]