Positive Psychology: Applications and Interventions

Coursera Positive Psychology: Applications and Interventions

Platform
Coursera
Provider
University of Pennsylvania
Effort
4-6 hours a week
Length
4 weeks
Language
English
Credentials
Paid Certificate Available
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Overview
Positive interventions are one of the building blocks for the application of positive psychology in our day-to-day lives. In this course taught by Dr. James Pawelski, we explore positive interventions through theory, research and practice. We provide learners the basic tools for using and measuring positive psychology in professional or personal contexts. Suggested prerequisite: Positive Psychology: Martin E. P. Seligman’s Visionary Science.

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN
  • Choose goals that support your personal well-being
  • Describe why it's important to cultivate a healthy emotional life
  • Understand the Broaden-and-Build Theory of Positive Interventions
  • Use strategies for classifying character strengths and virtues

Syllabus
  • Introducing the Course and Exploring Positive Emotions
  • Understanding and Cultivating a Healthy Emotional Life
  • Identifying and Using Character Strengths
  • Setting and Achieving Goals
Taught by
James Pawelski, Ph.D.
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Coursera
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