This online, five-module (154 hours), introductory Positive Psychology Certificate prepares students with the knowledge and skills to effectively utilize the scientific foundations and applied interventions of positive psychology to enhance their overall well-being through collaborative and experiential learning.
The combination of theoretical and practical approaches in positivity, optimism and well-being provides you with the background and necessary tools to reduce the impact of associated workplace stress related to your personal and professional lives. The implementation of positive psychology-based exercises and strategies contributes to positive mental wellness, increasing psychological assets and resourcefulness.
As a final capstone of the certificate, you'll develop an initiative as part of your contribution to promoting well-being within the workplace, increasing the sustainability of your own progress while simultaneously benefiting your workplaces and community.
In this certificate program, you will:
The Positive Psychology Certificate consists of five modules:
As a student in the Positive Psychology Certificate program, you will receive a one-year subscription to the Positive Psychology Practitioner’s Toolkit, and the VIA Character Strengths survey with Me and Pro reports – a $525 value.
Positive psychology uses scientific research to understand how we can shift our emotions and
“The majority of my clients come with addiction/substance abuse issues, depression, relationship difficulties and workplaces with a negative bias and helping them to see things differently is essential. I have kept a more balanced focus to look for different perspectives on what the clients bring. It helps to provide alternatives to focussing only on the problems brought by clients and fits well with CBT and other strategies in shifting thoughts and emotions.”
Patricia Davies, Private practice specializing in addictions, trauma and lifestyle change
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