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Psychological health and safety in the workplace is an issue of growing concern for employers across the country. A number of initiatives and events focus attention on mental health issues and explore strategies to improve psychological health and safety as well as the productivity of those experiencing mental health issues at work. Some of these are listed below.

Online Certificates in Positive Psychology and Positive Education

Event Date From: 1/28/2019

Event Date To: 8/30/2019

Contact Name: Elyse Kirby

Contact Email:

Event Phone: 519-756-8228 x.5576

Event Address/Location: Online Only

City: Nationwide

Event Province:

Country: Canada

Who Should Attend:

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Positive Psychology Certificates at Laurier

Laurier offers two comprehensive certificates specific to the scientific evidence and applied interventions of positive psychology:

These certificates explore evidence-based best practices, supporting positive mental health and well-being in workplaces, educational settings and for personal growth and resilience. Graduates of the certificates will use validated measures and tools of well-being and tested interventions to promote optimal learning and flourishing environments. Activities, reflection journals, discussion posts, assignments and a capstone project help participants apply the different concepts and strategies to their own settings.

Format and Duration

Laurier's Positive Psychology Certificate is a 23-week program consisting of five modules. The Positive Education Certificate is a 16-week program covering four modules. Both the certificates share the first two modules and then branch off to complete the remaining appropriate modules.

Continuing Education Credits

cpa-logo.jpgLaurier's Certificate in Positive Psychology is pre-approved by Canadian Psychological Association. The Centre for Public Safety and Well-Being is approved by the Canadian Psychological Association to offer continuing education for psychologists. The Centre for Public Safety and Well-Being maintains responsibility for the program.

cpd_logo.jpgLaurier's Certificate in Positive Psychology is pre-approved by the Human Resources Professional Association.



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