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Mentor Program

Find a mentor! SIPPA’s Mentoring Program was developed as a way to provide a continued commitment to providing students support at all levels of professional growth and development. This program helps connect current graduate and undergraduate students with professionals and other graduate students who are interested in providing mentorship. The vision and intention of the program are to create authentic and meaningful relationships within the positive psychology community and to see our community grow and thrive. You can now use IPPA Engage to search for available mentors! Just click on Member Directory and select Find Mentors to search for a mentor near you or with your interests.

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Where in the world is SIPPA? Check out where SIPPA volunteers are making an impact. Want to join our team? Look for the volunteer icon on the map to see where representatives are needed! Email sippadiv@ippanetwork.org for more details.
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The Student Speaker Series

About the Series

SIPPA’s Student Speaker Series celebrates the student experience and perspective through live online interviews and presentations with students who are making an impact in the field of positive psychology. The Series will provide an opportunity for students to learn from one another, as well as to build speaking and presentation skills in front of an international community.

Next up:

Rémi Thériault ~ Investigating the Effects of Mental Versus Embodied Perspective -Taking on Prejudice

Past Presenters:

Members are invited to sign into the website and click on the titles below to access the recorded webinars.

Dr. Noémie Le Pertel

East meets West: Integrative Medicine, Positive Psychology, and Self-Care

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Marta Topor

Positive Psychology and Tic Disorders

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Staff Portraits, Psychology

Sue Ferguson

Positive Psychology and Ageing –
Acceptance, Hope and Self-compassion in Older Adults 

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Sebastian Bóo

Excellence in Teaching

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Susan Mangan

Susan Mangan

Positive Interventions

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Interested in Presenting?

SIPPA welcomes applications from prospective student presenters on a rolling basis. Please send your application to sippadiv@ippanetwork.org. Your application should include 1) a CV, and 2) a brief letter of interest including an explanation of why you want to be our next student speaker and a description of your proposed presentation topic (with relevant citations for the science your work or presentation will include). Referenced research should be published in peer-reviewed journals. Applications of the science should be accompanied by references to the science upon which the application is based as well as evidence of its effectiveness. Submissions should avoid commercialism. Questions? Contact us at sippadiv@ippanetwork.org

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Ryan M. Niemiec, Psy.D.


Character Strengths Research & Interventions

Abstract: Character strengths, often referred to as “the backbone of positive psychology,” have enjoyed ...

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John Helliwell, Ph.D.


Trust and Well-being

Abstract: Trust is the magic ingredient for building and maintaining a strong and flexible social fabric. The social and pro-social ...

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Michael F. Steger, Ph.D.


Meaning In Life and Work




Abstract: Michael F. Steger, Ph.D. examines the construct, including theories from Frankl to Baumeister. He shares research ...

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Everett Worthington Ph.D.


Humble Leaders in Business, Religious, and Political Contexts


Abstract: For leaders, humility is not always a popular aspiration today, yet it is ...

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Felicia Huppert Ph.D.


Mindfulness and Compassion as Foundations for Well-being


Abstract: Dr. Huppert argues that two mental practices are foundational to well-being: mindfulness ...

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Robert A. Emmons, Ph.D.


Why Gratitude is Counterintuitive and Other Lessons From the Science of Thanksgiving


Abstract: What have we learned about gratitude after almost two ...

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George Vaillant, M.D.


An Interview and Q&A with George Vaillant, M.D.




Bio: Dr. Vaillant is a Professor of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School and the Department of Psychiatry, ...

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Dacher Keltner, Ph.D.


The Power Paradox: How We Gain and Lose Influence


Abstract: Dr. Keltner discusses the premise that people rise in power due to what is best in human ...

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Tayyab Rashid, Ph.D.


Positive Psychotherapy: Integrating the Yin & Yang of Human Experience


Abstract: Positive psychotherapy (PPT) is a therapeutic approach broadly based ...

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Angela Duckworth, PhD


GRIT: The Power of Passion and Perseverance, an Interview and Q&A with Angela Duckworth




Abstract: In this interview and Q&A, psychology professor ...

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Digests & Dialogues

Digests and Dialogues

Accessible overviews of pertinent topics that we can apply to our work and lives.

Digests

One page summaries.

Dialogues

Brief conversations about the application of science.

Psychological Capital
(January 2017)

Positive Psychology as Organizational Potential

An article by Donald Officer, Work & Organizations Division

Power Paradox
(August 2017)

Power Paradox in Organizations

A dialogue between Dacher Keltner, Ph.D. and Balan Nair, Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, Liberty Global, facilitated by Bijal Choksi

Job Crafting
(June 2017)

Job Crafting Dialogue

A dialogue between Arnold Baker, Ph.D. and Jessica Londei-Shortall, Division Secretary

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Positive Work and Organizations: Research and Practice (PWORP), focuses on promoting the study and application of positive psychological concepts in organizational settings.

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THE CHRONICLE OF ADVANCES IN POSITIVE HEALTH AND WELL-BEING

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Positive Clinical Psychology: An International Perspective

The official, peer-reviewed publication of the Clinical Division of the International Positive Psychology Association. It is intended to be an international forum that focuses on the intersection of positive psychology theory and research and evidence-based clinical practice.

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