Enhancing Clinical Practice with Positive Psychology
On-Demand Pre-Recorded Training
Positive psychology is the study and practice of what works. Building on ancient philosophies and 20th century humanistic teachings, the practice of positive psychology guides us in methods for moving beyond overcoming problems simply for a return to baseline. Practitioners versed in research-based positive psychology strategies partner with people to help them foster resilience and thrive.
This workshop will explore how positive psychology complements and enhances typical behavioral health work. Through didactic presentation and experiential exercises, participants will learn a framework for establishing their own and clients’ well being and happiness. The presentation will explore the roots of positive psychology and describe the contributions that positive psychology has and can make to behavioral health practice. Participants will be introduced to practical applications of positive psychology interventions for use across different clinical scenarios, and explore how they interrelate. Immediately useful for work with clients and application in systems of care, participants may also discover paths to their own improved happiness.
About the Course
On-Demand Pre-Recorded Training
Recorded April 2022
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NBCC Credit Hours
MD Social Work
DC Social Work
1 Year Online Course Access
Downloadable Course Workbook
Continuing Education Credit Hours
Mental health professionals including social workers, licensed professional counselors, marriage and family therapists, psychologists, licensed addictions counselors.
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Anthony Zipple, ScD, MBA
Dr. Zipple is an expert in improving individual, team, and organizational well-being and performance. He consults, teaches, and coaches in areas related to positive psychology, talent optimization, resilience, and organizational change. During his 40-year career, he has served as a senior executive for three nationally prominent behavioral health organizations and held positions as a full-time professor, senior academic researcher, consultant, therapist, and executive coach. By blending his deep expertise in positive psychology and organizational behavior, he has helped individuals and teams in the United States, Asia, and the Middle East reach their goals and flourish.
Dr. Zipple holds a doctorate in rehabilitation counseling from Boston University, an MBA from the University of New Hampshire, and a master’s of science in environmental design from the University of Notre Dame. He is a licensed psychologist with certifications in coaching, cognitive behavioral treatments, positive psychology interventions, and positive neuroplasticity. Dr. Zipple has authored more than 65 articles and book chapters. He recently co-authored a practice manual on application of positive psychology in clinical settings.
After attending this training, participants will be able to...
Recall the definition, origins, and fundamental concepts of positive psychology; comparing these briefly with historical approaches to Behavioral Health treatment in general
Identify a framework for organizing positive psychology approaches and interventions
Demonstrate use of one or two interventions
Describe how to create new habits for implementing interventions effectively