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Positive Psychological Development: Research and Practice

Building on innovations in the merging field of positive psychology, this course explores research & theory on factors that represent strengths & virtues & that enhance the human capacity to experience wellness. Particular emphasis is placed on the interplay between culture, context & positive psychological outcomes (e.g., hope, creativity, purpose, wisdom) & on state-of-the-artinterventions that facilitate individual, family, & community efforts to achieve these outcomes.
Course #
APSY-GE 2870
Units
3
Term
Spring, Fall
Department