Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2016.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2016:April, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 24 hours (3 x 8 hour workshop days) |
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Study Period Commencement:
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||
For the purposes of considering requests for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Commonwealth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Objectives, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.
It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this course are encouraged to discuss this matter with the Student Equity and Disability Support Team: http://www.services.unimelb.edu.au/disability/
CoordinatorAssoc Prof Lindsay Oades
School of Melbourne Custom Programs
This subject complements and extends learning from “Introduction of Positive Psychology” by examining (a) common positive psychological practices and their evidence and (b) how positive psychology interventions and programs are designed, delivered and evaluated. Practices explored will include positive psychology coaching, strengths-based interventions, mindfulness-based interventions and community level well-being programs. The applications of positive psychology will be explored at multiple levels from individual, family through to organisations (particularly health and business sectors) and policy level. Students will be enabled to design and evaluate interventions in work contexts relevant to them, including the use of positive psychological/well-being measurement.
At the completion of this subject, students should be able to:
|Prescribed Texts:|| |
Loman, Hefferon, Ivtzen (2014). Applied Positive Psychology: Integrated Positive Practice. London: Sage.
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
Graduates will develop the following generic skills:
|Links to further information:||http://www.commercial.unimelb.edu.au/courses|
Professional Certificate in Positive Psychology |
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