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Submit your Abstract to Present at the 6th World Congress on Positive Psychology!

September 6, 2018|

As announced last week in our Monthly News Roundup email, IPPA is accepting abstracts to present at the 6th World Congress on Positive Psychology in Melbourne, Australia in 2019!

The deadline to submit is October 31, 2018.

There are five presentation formats: individual presentations, symposia, conversation hours, workshops, roundtables, and posters.

You will also be asked to categorize your abstract in one of the 13 Congress tracks:

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Action Needed: Meet the Work Division’s President-Elect Candidates!

September 6, 2018|

Members of IPPA’s Work and Organizations Division are in the process of electing a new President-Elect. Four applicants for the position have posted their biographies and statements of purpose online.  Division members will have two weeks (until August 26, 2018) to review these applications and ask questions of the applicants in the comments section of each applicants’ post. One the […]

Volunteer Opportunities with IPPA!

July 27, 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!

Volunteer Spotlight, June 2018

July 27, 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

July 27, 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!

July 27, 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

July 27, 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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Call for Applicants: 2018 Election, Work and Organizations Division

July 27, 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 […]

Leader Series Welcomes Suzann Pileggi Pawelski and James Pawelski

July 27, 2018|

Update: Members can log in to view the recording here!

On May 1, 2018, husband and wife team, James Pawelski, Ph.D. and Suzann Pileggi Pawelski, MAPP will join the Positive Psychology Leader Series to share some positive psychology-based exercises for enhancing romantic relationships.

The relationships we cultivate are essential to well-being. Enduring relationships require effort to sustain. Husband and wife team, Suzann (“Suzie”) Pileggi […]

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 […]