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The following links are useful for finding top quality information about strengths-based management, positive psychology and flourishing:

 

 

Strengths Development

Capp & Co Ltd

– the people management consultancy specialising in strengths-based approaches and the originators of the Realise2 programmes which assesses 60 different strengths  http://www.cappeu.com/

Gallup Strengths Finder

– an alternative strength’s programme  designed by Donald Clifton which assesses on 34 different strength themes http://strengths.gallup.com

VIA Institute on Character

– a strength’s assessment programme which focuses on 24 character strengths divided into six virtue families that are valued across cultures.  Designed by Martin Seligman and Chris Peterson http://www.viacharacter.org  

The Strengths Foundation

- this is an excellent place to go for a wide range of information about strengths and positive psychology.  Established by Mike Pegg who is one of the most generous coaches in this field http://www.thestrengthsfoundation.org/

 Positive Psychology

International Positive Psychology Association (IPPA)

The IPPA is focused on developing the science underpinning the positive psychology movement and developing the practical application of positive psychology throughout the world and ensuring that those working in this area are well-trained and working to the highest standards.  The IPPA also organizes an annual conference which brings together the leading scientists and practitioners in this exciting new field.  Membership of the IPPA also gives you a discount on subscription to The Journal of Positive Psychology. http://www.ippanetwork.org/

Positive Psychology Center

The center is based at The University of Pennsylvania, which was the first university in the world to offer a masters degree in applied positive psychology. The director of the center is Dr. Martin Seligman who is often described as the father of positive psychology.  It’s mission is to promote research, training, education, and the dissemination of positive psychology. It is a great place to find resources and articles about positive psychology.  http://www.ppc.sas.upenn.edu/

Authentic Happiness

This is the homepage of Dr. Martin Seligman, Director of the Positive Psychology Center.  You can find links on this page to Dr Seligman’s research, books, articles and psychological tests.  http://www.authentichappiness.sas.upenn.edu

Positive Psychology UK

This is a site where you can find information about UK resources, courses and applications of positive psychology.http://positivepsychology.org.uk

Bucks New University

This is one of only two universities in the UK that currently offer a Masters in Applied Positive Psychology.  http://bucks.ac.uk/courses/course/mh2pps2

University of East London

This is other UK university which offers a Masters in Applied Positive Psychology.  http://www.uel.ac.uk/study/courses/positivepsychology-dl.htm

The University of Cambridge Well-being Institute

The University of Cambridge Well-being Institute is a cross-disciplinary initiative which aims to promote the highest quality research in the science of well-being, and to integrate this research into first rate evidence-based practice.  http://www.wellbeing.group.cam.ac.uk/