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Course Description

This course is 15 learning hours inclusive of 4 hours of interactive online facilitated sessions. It is recommended that learners spend approximately 3-hours per week on this course. 


This course will cover specific evidence-based strategies aimed at fostering orientation to the learner's optimal functioning, while experimenting with several approaches to determine the best fit for each learner. Participants will discover the different factors that influence their mindset and mental states, focusing on the more practical applications of positive psychology in promoting one’s own mental well-being.

Course Outline

  • Module 1: Understanding Stress

  • Module 2: Understanding the Positivity Ratio

  • Module 3: What is Gratitude?

  • Module 4: What Are Your Strengths?

What You Will Learn

  • Techniques rooted in evidence that foster an orientation to optimal functioning of self
  • Evidence-based practices will be experimented with to find an approach that suits the individual learner best
  • Various cognitive strategies that influence the mindset

 

Notes

If you have any questions about this course, please send an email to openlearning@dal.ca

Course Microcredential

This course provides learners with the opportunity to earn a microcredential. A microcredential is evidence of the mastery of a skill or competency that is desired by employers. Dalhousie microcredentials are developed in collaboration with relevant industries and organizations. The microcredential is demonstrated by a digital badge that can be displayed on social media pages, digital resumes, personal webpages, and in email signatures. To earn the microcredential in this course, learners will need to successfully complete the competency-based assessment related to the microcredential.

Prerequisites

The course listed below is a prerequisite as course materials and exercises in this course build upon prior learning in the previous course. If enrolling in multiple courses at once, learners will receive a warning that prerequisites have not been met - please just click “ok” and continue.

Recommended For

  • Anyone currently in a supervisory or leadership role, or those who aspire to such roles, who want to apply the principles of positive psychology to enhance their leadership skills.
  • While focused on the workplace, the skills gained in the program can be beneficial in day-to-day living as well. The application of positive psychology techniques will empower and enable participants to meaningfully shape and influence their respective workplaces using a positive lens. This lens has been demonstrated to foster confidence, promote enthusiasm and broadens resilience.  

Applies Towards the Following Certificates

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Section Title
Application of Positive Psychology Principles for Self-Care
Type
Online - Asynchronous
Dates
Feb 22, 2022 to Mar 29, 2022
Type
Online - Synchronous
Days
Tuesday
Time
7:00PM to 8:00PM
Dates
Mar 01, 2022 to Mar 22, 2022
Schedule and Location
Total Learning Hours
15.0
Location
  • Online Campus - Atlantic Time
Instruction Delivery Method(s)
Course Fee(s)
Fee non-credit $795.00
Section Notes
This course includes four one-hour synchronous facilitated sessions scheduled on March 1, 8, 15 and 22 from 7:00-8:00 pm Atlantic Time. It is recommended that learners sign up early so they can have access to the recommended readings and videos up to a week before the first live session. Those who cannot participate in the facilitated live sessions will be given an alternate assignment to gauge comprehension of the materials. In addition to the one-hour facilitated session per week, learners can expect to spend approximately 2 hours per week in reading, watching videos, reflection and assignment preparation. The final assignment will be due on March 29.
Section Title
Application of Positive Psychology Principles for Self-Care
Type
Online - Asynchronous
Dates
Nov 08, 2022 to Dec 13, 2022
Type
Online - Synchronous
Days
Tuesday
Time
7:00PM to 8:00PM
Dates
Nov 15, 2022 to Dec 06, 2022
Schedule and Location
Total Learning Hours
15.0
Location
  • Online Campus - Atlantic Time
Instruction Delivery Method(s)
Course Fee(s)
Fee non-credit $795.00
Section Notes
This course includes four one-hour synchronous facilitated sessions scheduled on November 15, 22, 29, and December 6 from 7:00-8:00 pm Atlantic Time. It is recommended that learners sign up early so they can have access to the recommended readings and videos up to a week before the first live session. Those who cannot participate in the facilitated live sessions will be given an alternate assignment to gauge comprehension of the materials. In addition to the one-hour facilitated session per week, learners can expect to spend approximately 2 hours per week in reading, watching videos, reflection and assignment preparation. The final assignment will be due on December 13.
Section Title
Application of Positive Psychology Principles for Self-Care
Type
Online - Asynchronous
Dates
May 23, 2023 to Jun 27, 2023
Type
Online - Synchronous
Days
Tuesday
Time
7:00PM to 8:00PM
Dates
May 30, 2023 to Jun 20, 2023
Schedule and Location
Total Learning Hours
15.0
Location
  • Online Campus - Atlantic Time
Instruction Delivery Method(s)
Course Fee(s)
Fee non-credit $795.00
Section Notes
This course includes four one-hour synchronous facilitated sessions scheduled on May 30, June 6, 13 and 20 from 7:00-8:00 pm Atlantic Time. It is recommended that learners sign up early so they can have access to the recommended readings and videos up to a week before the first live session. Those who cannot participate in the facilitated live sessions will be given an alternate assignment to gauge comprehension of the materials. In addition to the one-hour facilitated session per week, learners can expect to spend approximately 2 hours per week in reading, watching videos, reflection and assignment preparation. The final assignment will be due on June 27.
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