IPPA News

Engaging Education Pre-conference at ECPP 2018

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 in Budapest, Hungary
Presented by IPPA’s Positive Education Division (IPPAEd)

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

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 […]

IPPAEd Presents a Webinar on International Perspectives on Positive Education

September 15, 2017|

International Perspectives on Positive Education
A webinar presented by IPPA’s Positive Education Division

October 19, 2017 at 7:30 PM EDT
 

This is a conversation-based webinar based on the panel conducted during the Fifth World Congress on Positive Psychology in Montreal. Educators from different parts of the world who participated at the Congress will share their experiences with positive education and discuss why it matters. Examples […]

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 […]

Positive Psychology Leader Series Fall Lineup 2017

August 20, 2017|

IPPA members can now register for three exciting webinars in the Positive Psychology Leader Series being offered in Fall 2017.

The first will welcome Ryan Niemiec, PsyD, for an extended presentation on Character Strengths Research & Interventions. Dr. Niemiec is Education Director of the VIA Institute on Character, a non-profit organization that is viewed as the global leader in advancing the […]

SIPPA Leadership Team Reports on the Fifth World Congress

August 15, 2017|

The Fifth World Congress was a huge success and was an excellent opportunity for researchers, scholars, and students to learn about new developments in the domain of positive psychology. The Student Division of IPPA (SIPPA) hosted workshops and presentations related to their student mentoring program. See what the Executive Team of SIPPA had to say about the World Congress, below.

 

“SIPPA’s executive team is proud […]

Recap: Positive Health & Wellness Division Sessions at the Fifth World Congress on Positive Psychology

August 14, 2017|

At the Fifth World Congress on Positive Psychology, the Positive Health & Wellness Division (PH&W) sponsored three major events full of robust research findings and key takeaways. Read on to learn more (or review) what was covered in the field of positive health and health sciences.

 

Positive Health Psychology Data Extravaganza

Six groups of presenters shared some of the most profound […]

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 […]