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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,  […]

Call for Abstracts: ECPP2018 Pre-conference Presented by IPPA’s Positive Education Division

January 22, 2018|

IPPA’s Positive Education Division (IPPAed) will host a pre-conference to the 9th European Conference on Positive Psychology in Budapest, Hungary on June 26-27, 2018. The pre-conference, called Engaging Education: Let’s Make it Happen, will explore ways to make education more engaging for students and educators and ensure that schools are preparing young people for successful futures. This is a […]

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 […]

4th Canadian Conference On Positive Psychology

October 12, 2017|

The 4th Canadian Conference on Positive Psychology, organized by the Canadian Positive Psychology Association, will be held on May 23-25, 2018 in Toronto, Canada. The conference is co-hosted by the University of Toronto, Ontario Institute for Studies in Education.

The theme of the conference is “Bridging Canadian Well-Being.”

Update: the Call for Submissions is now closed.

On May 23, in association with the 4th Canadian […]

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 Around the World in 2018

June 9, 2017|

Many positive psychology associations will be holding conferences in 2018. You can now save the date, register, and/or submit your abstracts for the following events:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

updated January 15, 2018

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 […]