Positive Psychology (Online)

Positive Psychology emphasizes the study of human strengths, positive emotions, and well-being. This program provides information about research in positive psychology that can be applied to professional work settings as well as personal life. Students will be trained on evidence-based interventions designed to enhance well-being, resilience, change, mindfulness, realistic optimism, addiction, self-respect, positive behavior and workplace satisfaction.

There is a growing interest in Positive Psychology and its benefits to professionals in health care, teaching, criminal justice, human resources and social services.  All courses are taught online.

Courses

Coping with Challenging People

CEPP 0105
This course is designed for those who want to learn to communicate more effectively with difficult people.  Discover how to deal with others in pressured situations and learn techniques to avoid...

Positive Psychology and Change

CEPP 0101
This course will provide an introduction to the field of positive psychology.  The focus includes the study of human strengths, weaknesses, and  characteristics that contribute to the well-being of...

Quality Intimate Relationships - Offered Spring Semester 2018

CEPP 0103
The importance of relationships to the well-being of the individual cannot be diminished.  Good relationships with others may be the single most important source of life satisfaction and emotional...

Understanding Addictive Thinking

CEPP 0104
This course provides an overview of the thinking patterns and behaviors that contribute to addictive behavior and will incorporate both theory and applied practice.  Discover what constitutes...