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Dr. Barbara Fredrickson Awarded TANG Prize

November 3, 2017|

 

We at IPPA are thrilled to share that Barbara Fredrickson, Ph.D., will be presented with the TANG Prize for her achievements in psychology and significant contributions to the well-being of humanity. In addition to celebrating Dr. Fredrickson’s influential research in the field of positive psychology and the study of positive emotions, the International Positive Psychology Association is thankful for her leadership. She is […]

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, […]

Call for Submissions: Clinical Applications of Positive Psychology

October 6, 2017|

The Positive Clinical Psychology Division of the International Positive Psychology Association is seeking submissions for its peer-reviewed newsletter publication, Clinical Applications of Positive Psychology: An International Perspective. The team will accept submissions (ranging from 500 to 2,000 words depending on the type of submission) on a rolling basis. However, in order to be considered for the first issue (Winter […]

IPPA Celebrates 10 Years

August 22, 2017|

by James Pawelski, Ph.D. , Executive Director (Volunteer)

Ten years ago, a small group of volunteers with a shared interest in positive psychology set out to create an international membership association where scholars, practitioners, and students could contribute to the long-term growth of the field.

Ten years later, we can be proud of what we have accomplished. Working together, we have […]

IPPA Announces 2017 Award Winners

August 8, 2017|

International Positive Psychology Association Announces 2017 Award Winners
The International Positive Psychology Association (IPPA) welcomed six new Fellows, and honored eight additional members at its Awards Program on July 14, 2017 at the Fifth World Congress on Positive Psychology. Awards included the Christopher J. Peterson Gold Medal and Top Dissertation Awards, as well as three new awards; Outstanding Practitioner, Early […]

Ryan Niemiec, Psy.D. to join Positive Psychology Leader Series

July 30, 2017|

IPPA’s Positive Psychology Leader Series will welcome Dr. Ryan Niemiec on Tuesday, August 29th from 12:00 noon – 1:30 EDT

In this extended webinar, Dr. Niemiec will share the latest in character strengths research, including new studies on character strengths appreciation, overuse/underuse/optimal-use of character strengths, and the connection with specific team roles. In addition, he will highlight domain-specific content relating to […]

Positive Psychology Conferences in 2018

June 9, 2017|

Many positive psychology associations will be holding conferences in 2018. You can now save the date for the following events:

First African Positive Psychology Conference (APPC) – North-West University and the University of Johannesburg. Potchesfstroom, South Africa, April 4-7, 2018

See the full news post.

The theme of this conference is “Embracing well-being in diverse contexts.” The event aims to provide a discussion platform […]

POIC Semi-finalists’ Videos Posted. Finalists Announced!

May 3, 2017|

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Volunteer Job Opportunity: Copy Editor for Work and Organization Division Publication

October 21, 2016|

IPPA’s Work and Organizations Division is seeking a Copy Editor to join the Editorial Board of its ground-breaking, bi-annual publication, Positive Work and Organizations: Research and Practice.

Positive Work and Organizations: Research and Practice (PWORP), is aimed at creating a space for our member scholars and practitioners around the world to share knowledge, experience, and insights on a common platform, and […]