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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.

 

Earn a Positive Psychology Certificate of Achievement upon completion of five Positive Psychology courses.

 

 

Courses - Fall 2019

Course
Title
Prerequisite
Course WTPP 0101
Title Positive Self Change
Prerequisite
Description This course introduces 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. Concepts are introduced in the context of creating change within oneself.

Section List

WTPP 0101 - 001
CRN: 45975
Course Type: Online
Semester: Fall
Dates: Aug. 21 - Oct. 12
Campus: SLCC Online
Amount: $299
Call 801-957-5200 to register
Course WTPP 0103
Title Cultivating Healthy Relationships
Prerequisite
Description
The importance of relationships to the well-being of the individual is vital. Healthy relationships with others may be the single most important source of life satisfaction and emotional well-being across age and culture. This course introduces positive psychology-based approaches for improving connection with family, friends and romantic partners.

Section List

WTPP 0103-001
CRN: TBD
Course Type: Online
Semester: Fall
Dates: Oct. 14 - Dec. 12
Campus: SLCC Online
Amount: $299
Call 801-957-5200 to register

Courses - Spring 2020

Course
Title
Prerequisite
Course WTPP 0105
Title Communicating with Difficult People
Prerequisite
Description

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

Section List

CEPP 0105-001
CRN: TBD
Course Type: Online
Semester: Spring
Dates: Jan. 13 - Mar. 2
Campus: SLCC Online
Amount:
$299
Call 801-957-5200 to register
Course WTPP 0104
Title Understanding Addictive Thinking
Prerequisite
Description

Discover what constitutes addictive thinking, the biological origins of addictions and different types of addictions. This course reviews strategies and skills to overcome addictive thinking patterns within and outside of common addictions.

Section List

CEPP 0104-001
CRN: TBD
Course Type: Online
Semester: Spring
Dates: Mar. 16 - June 1
Campus: SLCC Online
Amount: $299
Call 801-957-5200 to register
Course WTPP 0112
Title Mindfulness and Stress Management
Prerequisite
Description

Mindfulness and meditation have been used for centuries to create healthy mind states. Growing research shows just how profound their affects may be. This course provides an introduction to the science and practice of mindfulness in the context of mental well-being. Students will practice various forms of mindfulness and meditation as well as other stress management techniques. By the end of the course, students will have built knowledge of how stress manifests in their lives and will have established a toolbox of coping skills to mitigate its deleterious effects.

Section List

CEPP 0112-001
CRN: TBD
Course Type: Online
Semester: Summer
Dates: June 15 - Aug. 1
Campus: SLCC Online
Amount: $299
Call 801-957-5200 to register

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.