IPPA News

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 […]

Isaac Prilleltensky on the Positive Psychology Leader Series: The Context of Well-being

February 22, 2018|

On February 27*, The Positive Psychology Leader Series will welcome Dr. Isaac Prilleltensky for a live webinar presentation and Q&A on “The Context of Well-being: Fit, Facets, and Fairness.”

Dr. Prilleltensky will share a multi-dimensional model of well-being (I-COPPE) that includes both perceptual and contextual appraisals. He will propose that individuals can enhance their “fitness” in each dimension of I-COPPE and review […]

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 […]

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 […]