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The Science of Effective Coaching with Richard E. Boyatzis, Ph.D.

Abstract: Based on decades of his own and colleague's research into emotional intelligence (EI) competencies and coaching, including dozens of longitudinal studies as well as hormonal and neuroimaging studies, Professor Richard Boyatzis will lead the audience through examples of what...

 10-06-2020 | 05:00 PM - 06:15 PM ET


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Creating Positive Change in Schools and Workplaces Despite Complexity: Systems-Informed Positive Psychology Perspectives

Abstract: Positive psychology as a discipline has focused primarily on understanding and building individual wellbeing. But the application of positive psychology within schools and organisations brings a number of challenges, which transcend simplistic approaches. It is not only individual...


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Insights from Theory-Driven Positive Psychological Science

Abstract: Donaldson, Csikszentmihalyi, & Nakamura (2020) in their new book, “Positive Psychological Science: Improving Everyday Life, Well-Being, Work, Education, and Societies across the Globe,” summarize two decades of peer-reviewed scientific research and illustrate how positive...


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Optimizing Social Connections, with Sara Algoe, Ph.D.

Optimizing Social Connections Abstract: Good social relationships are important for happiness and health. Social psychologist, Dr. Sara Algoe, studies the positive social behaviors and emotions that characterize our best relationships. In this webinar, focusing on data collected...


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Harnessing Positive Emotion for Healthy Behavior Change

Harnessing Positive Emotion for Healthy Behavior Change with Judith Moskowitz, Ph.D., MPH Abstract: How can positive psychology help people respond to significant life stress in a healthier way? IPPA President, Dr. Judith Moskowitz, is a social and health psychologist whose work sheds...


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Understanding and Fostering Courage

Abstract: Cynthia Pury earned her Ph.D. in clinical psychology specializing in anxiety. Her work in areas of cognition and fear led her to wonder about a different way of coping with threats: courage. She defines courage as “the ability to take a worthwhile risk.” In this webinar, Dr. Pury...


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Tech Support: Can Digital Positive Psychology Interventions Increase Well-being? with Acacia Parks, Ph.D.

Positive psychological interventions (PPIs) are activities designed to promote positive outcomes via positive processes (Parks and Biswas-Diener, 2013). Acacia Parks, Ph.D., studies the efficacy of positive interventions, and their widespread, real-world scaling and implementation through...


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The Power of Appreciative Inquiry and Leadership

The Power of Appreciative Inquiry and Leadership Diana Whitney, Ph.D.: Presenter (recorded March 2019) Abstract: Diana Whitney, Ph.D. is an American author, award-winning consultant and educator whose writings – 15 books and dozens of chapters and articles – have advanced the...


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Building Love that Lasts: Applying the Science of Positive Psychology to Romantic Relationships

T he relationships that we cultivate are essential to well-being. Enduring relationships require effort to sustain. Husband and wife team, Suzann (“Suzie”) Pileggi Pawelski and James Pawelski, have applied the science of positive psychology to romantic relationships in their new book, Happy...


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Applying Positive Psychology in the Helping Professions: A practical framework.

In this webinar, Dr. Margarita Tarragona, a leader in positive psychotherapy and coaching, shares a conceptual framework that she developed to help practitioners organise the various ways in which they can apply positive psychology in their work. She illustrates her approach by sharing...