May 20, 2022  
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MPSY 6650 - Applied Positive Psychology Coaching


(5 cr)
This course will focus on the growing positive psychology evidence base as it relates to coaching applications. In short, positive psychology is the scientific study of the strengths and virtues that enable individuals and communities to thrive. It is a rich and growing field, and aligns perfectly with coaching: both assume people are basically healthy, resourceful, and motivated to grow. Students will explore recent research in positive psychology and how it builds upon current coaching practice to help refine it. Students will also learn the importance of relationships, autonomy and achievement in the coaching process.



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