University of Pennsylvania
Positive Psychology Specialization Project: Design Your Life for Well-being
University of Pennsylvania

Positive Psychology Specialization Project: Design Your Life for Well-being

This course is part of Foundations of Positive Psychology Specialization

Taught in English

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Gain insight into a topic and learn the fundamentals

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12 hours (approximately)
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What you'll learn

  • Identify your five signature strengths

  • Describe the character strengths that promote well-being

  • Craft a positive intervention using a signature strength

  • Share your work by writing a post-intervention assessment

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Assessments

8 quizzes

Course

Gain insight into a topic and learn the fundamentals

4.8

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97%

12 hours (approximately)
Flexible schedule
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There are 4 modules in this course

Module 1 of the Positive Psychology Capstone reviews the VIA Character Strengths Classification and in particular asks the learner to identify his or her five signature strengths and assess if they are authentic.

What's included

9 videos1 reading2 quizzes1 peer review

Module 2 presents Chris Peterson's unfinished theory on mental illness. Specifically his belief that the absence of strengths, the excess of strengths, and the opposite of strengths might define 72 conditions of character weakness, and that these shortcomings might be a better framework than the DSM which uses a checklist of symptoms.

What's included

5 videos2 readings2 quizzes1 peer review1 discussion prompt

Module 3 has the learner target an area for remediation from among Peterson's inventory of 72 deviant strengths and craft a positive intervention using a signature strength.

What's included

5 videos2 readings2 quizzes1 peer review

Module 4 has the learner put the positive intervention into action, assess and the share the results, and finally reduce the positive intervention to writing so it can be shared.

What's included

8 videos2 quizzes1 peer review1 discussion prompt

Instructor

Instructor ratings
4.9 (110 ratings)
Martin E.P. Seligman, Ph.D.
University of Pennsylvania
2 Courses121,367 learners

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