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Workforce Training & Continuing Education

Positive Psychology (Online)

Positive Psychology emphasizes the study of human strengths, positive emotions, and well-being. This program provides information about research in positive psychology that can be applied to professional work settings as well as personal life. Students will be trained on evidence-based interventions designed to enhance well-being, resilience, change, mindfulness, realistic optimism, addiction, self-respect, positive behavior and workplace satisfaction.

There is a growing interest in Positive Psychology and its benefits to professionals in health care, teaching, criminal justice, human resources and social services.  All courses are taught online.

 

 

Courses

Course
Title
Prerequisite
Course CEPP 0105
Title Coping with Challenging People
Prerequisite
Description

This course is designed for those who want to learn to communicate more effectively with difficult people. Discover how to deal with others in pressured situations and learn techniques to avoid getting caught up in defensiveness.

Section List

CEPP 0105-001
CRN: 47777
Course Type: Online
Semester: Spring
Dates: Jan. 14 - Mar. 4
Campus: SLCC Online
Amount: $299.00
Call 801-957-5200 to Register
Course CEPP 0101
Title Positive Psychology and Change
Prerequisite
Description

This course will provide an introduction to the field of positive psychology. The focus includes the study of human strengths, weaknesses, and characteristics that contribute to the well-being of the individual. Course examines research/work being done on global well-being or the things that contribute to happiness and contentment across cultures and nationalities.

Section List

CEPP 0101 - 001
CRN: 26558
Course Type: Online
Semester: Fall
Dates: Sept. 4 - Oct. 22
Campus: SLCC Online
Amount: $299.00
Call 801-957-5200 to Register
Course CEPP 0103
Title Quality Intimate Relationships
Prerequisite
Description

The importance of relationships to the well-being of the individual cannot be diminished.  Good relationships with others may be the single most important source of life satisfaction and emotional well-being across age and culture.  Individuals need to possess the ability to respond to others - to love, be loved and cope with others.  This course teaches strategies to help people genuinely connect.

Section List

CEPP 0103-001
CRN: 46480
Instructor: Ozawa-Kirk, Jade
Course Type: Online
Semester: Fall
Dates: Oct. 22 - Dec. 10
Credits/Contact Hours: Non-Credit
Campus: SLCC Online
Amount: $299.00
Call 801-957-5200 to Register
Course CEPP 0104
Title Understanding Addictive Thinking
Prerequisite
Description

This course provides an overview of the thinking patterns and behaviors that contribute to addictive behavior and will incorporate both theory and applied practice. Discover what constitutes addictive thinking, the biological origins of addictions, different types of addictions, and strategies and skills to overcome addictive thinking patterns. Explore principles of positive psychology.

FAQs



To register call (801) 957-5200



Each course is eight weeks or a half block semester. 



This is a noncredit course. In order to receive a tuition refund, the course must be dropped 24 hours before the course start date. No tuition refund will be issued after the start date.



Plan to spend about 5 to 9 hours a week depending on your reading skills. One hour a day is the minimum.



No, the class will not "meet" online at a certain time or meet on campus. Students will be required to self pace throughout the course. There will be excercises that need to be completed each week, discussion questions to respond to etc.



Once you have registered by calling 801-957-5200, you will receive a welcome letter from your instructor with instructions on how to access the course material and syllabus.