Course Description:

This course overviews the ideas of Positive Psychology, the study of happiness, and the relationship between both Positive Psychology on an individual level and Appreciative Inquiry on a community level. Attention is paid the practical application of the ideas presented in this lecture.

Course Objectives:

At the conclusion of this course, the professional will be able to:

1.) Identify core tenants of Positive Psychology

2.) Create client assessment in the framework of Positive Psychology theory.

3.) Apply interventions within this framework to facilitate client wellness and functioning.

4.) Articulate and understanding of the Appreciative Inquiry profess

5.) Formulate client treatment plans within the context of these teachings.