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Volunteer Opportunities with IPPA!

July 9, 2018|

The International Positive Psychology Association has a number of volunteer opportunities available for scholars, practitioners and students who wish to contribute to the field on a broad scale.

Opportunities range from publication editor to social media champion. Please take a moment to review IPPA’s many opportunities today!

2018 Austrian Positive Psychology Association Conference

July 3, 2018|

The Austrian Positive Psychology Association (APPA) will hold their annual conference on August 24 – 25, 2018, at the Institute for Positive Psychology and Mental Coaching in Graz, Austria.

The program will feature lectures and workshops on topics such as therapy and counseling, education, personal growth, and more.

Please visit the event website for further details and registration.

 

Will you attend or present […]

2nd International Congress of the Mexican Positive Psychology Association

July 3, 2018|

The Mexican Positive Psychology Association (SMPP) will hold their 2nd International Congress of Positive Psychology on November 9 – 10, 2018, in Mexico City, Mexico.

Attendees will connect with colleagues, learn from well-being researchers and practitioners including Dr. Margarita Tarragona (IPPA Council of Advisors) and Dr. Michael Steger (IPPA Board member), and participate in workshops and symposia on applying positive psychology […]

Volunteer Spotlight, June 2018

June 28, 2018|

Frederick Brown and Lisa Miller are the co-editors of division publication The Chronicle of Advances in Positive Health and Well-Being, which has just published its first issue.

 

Dr. Frederick M. Brown is an Associate Professor of Psychology as well as the Director of the Human Performance Rhythms Laboratory at The Pennsylvania State University. He is a faculty member in the graduate cognitive psychology program and a teaching […]

New Publication from IPPA’s Positive Health and Wellness Division

June 25, 2018|

IPPA’s Positive Health and Wellness Division recently published the first issue of its new bi-annual newsletter, Chronicle of Advances in Positive Health and Well-Being.
 

The publication will serve as a “reception hall” for exchanging ideas among the division’s diverse membership of basic and clinical scientists, practitioners, and trainers. It will share the latest research related to health maintenance, total well-being, and illness prevention.

Contents […]

IPPA Division Elections: Call for Candidates!

June 25, 2018|

IPPA’s professional and student divisions are fast becoming the primary vehicle through which members can connect, learn and contribute to our field year-round. We are seeking candidates for multiple volunteer roles within divisions.

We are currently recruiting candidates for the following elected Officer roles:

President-Elect, Work and Organizations Division
Secretary, Work and Organizations Division
President-Elect, Positive Clinical Psychology Division
President-Elect, […]

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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4th Spanish National Congress on Positive Psychology

May 22, 2018|

The Spanish Positive Psychology Society (SEPP) will hold their 4th Spanish National Congress on Positive Psychology from October 17-20, 2018 in Madrid, Spain.

The conference will feature five keynote addresses: Michael Steger (meaning in life), Judith Moskowitz (positive interventions in health), Michael West (leadership), Alejandro Adler (positive education) and José M. Peiró (positive organizational psychology). Most lectures and workshops will […]

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 […]

Emirates Center for Happiness Research Offers New Courses

May 16, 2018|

Since its opening in 2017, the United Arab Emirates University’s (UAEU) Emirates Center for Happiness Research (ECHR) has aimed to serve both the broader community as well as the university population through the provision of evidence-based professional services, with research and training that promotes and enhances happiness and positivity.

On International Happiness Day, the UAEU announced the delivery of the […]