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Power Paradox in Organizations

July 27, 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 […]

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

July 27, 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 […]

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 […]

Call for Participants: Virtual Positive Psychology Peer Consultation Group Pilot

February 16, 2018|

IPPA’s  Positive Clinical Psychology Division is piloting a six-month, online “positive psychology peer consultation group” starting in March 2018, and is seeking licensed professionals and graduate students to participate.
Applying positive psychology to clinical practice is a relatively new approach. This group will aim to provide a safe space for colleagues to support and learn from each other, and through online discussions,  […]

IPPA’s Education Division is Planning a Pre-Conference at ECPP2018 called “Engaging Education”

January 16, 2018|

Engaging Education – Let’s Make It Happen! Exploring Science and Practice-Based Opportunities.
A pre-conference at the 9th European Conference on Positive Psychology (ECPP 2018)
June 26-27, 2018 at Eötvös Loránd University in Budapest, Hungary
Presented by IPPA’s Positive Education Division (IPPAEd)

Around the world, concerns are growing about students’ abilities with 21st century skills, mental health problems, and lack of motivation to learn. Engagement […]

Perspectives from the American Conference on Physician Health (ACPH)

November 28, 2017|

 

Two members of IPPA’s Positive Health and Wellness Division Leadership Team, Kathi Norman and Elaine O’Brien, attended the 2017 Inaugural American Conference on Physician Health (ACPH). Their reports on the event follow.

 

Kathi Norman:

Physician burnout, depression, and suicide are unfortunately not rare in medicine. One million people lose their doctor to suicide each year in America alone. Post mortem, undiagnosed (or hidden) […]

Positive Health Psychology Data Extravaganza Reprise

November 9, 2017|

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International Perspectives on Positive Education Webinar

October 24, 2017|

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Call for Submissions: The Chronicle for Advances in Positive Health and Well-being

October 24, 2017|

IPPA’s Positive Health and Well-Being Division welcomes submissions to its new, forthcoming periodical, The Chronicle of Advances in Positive Health and Well-Being. This publication is dedicated to sharing with its members the latest research related to the current body of knowledge on health maintenance, total well-being, and illness prevention.

Submissions might include:

Abstracts of current studies and research reviews
Book reviews
Case studies
Member news […]

Seeking Reviewers and Submissions for Positive Work and Organizations: Research and Practice

October 8, 2017|

Positive Work and Organizations: Research and Practice (PWORP) is the bi-annual newsletter of the Work and Organizations Division of IPPA. There are a number of open opportunities to contribute to this publication.

Submit your work for Issue #4: Previous issues of PWORP featured empirical and conceptual scholarship as well as literature reviews, philosophical commentaries, and evidence-based discussions from junior and senior academics, […]