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Positive Health 2022: Virtual Mini-Conference

Positive Psychology for Mental and Physical Wellbeing in Turbulent Times

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Recharge and flourish in ways that align with your personality preferences for happiness and health. Dr. Liana Lianov, a lifestyle medicine doctor,

Workshop 28 March 2021 - 9.30 - 10.30 AM

1A – Positive Health Foundations for Health Practitioners

This video series course provides essential review of the link between positive psychology and health. Topics include: assessing happiness and life satisfaction; prescribing positive psychology interventions; the association of purpose and optimism and chronic diseases, e.g. chronic obstructive disease, cardiovascular disease and stroke; spirituality/religiosity and health outcomes; kindness images and stress in clinical settings; positive psychology interventions and stress in medically ill patients; positive psychology approaches in health systems showcasing the US Veterans Affairs Whole Health Program; social connectivity and health; cultural differences in positive psychology approaches; mindfulness, movement and stress reduction; and positive action planning for health behavior change.

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1B – Positive Health Clinical Practice Workshop for Health Practitioners

This course offers a live interactive 8-week forum, one hour each week. The forum will guide participants to develop case-based experience with positive psychology exercises, assessments, and prescriptions and discuss practical applications of positive psychology interventions for self- care and patient care.

The workshop will be held every Thursday at 3 PM Pacific starting 9/8 and every Friday at 6:45 AM Pacific starting 9/9 for 8 consecutive weeks. Those who are unable to attend the live forum can view recordings of the weekly program and interact with faculty and other participants asynchronously.

Completing this course will serve as a springboard for participants to make changes in their practices and serve as early adopters for positive health within their practices and health care settings.

This 1B course can be combined with 1A. Upon completion of both the Positive Health Foundations for Health Practitioners course and the forum exercises, participants will earn a
Certificate in Positive Health Clinical Practice. This certificate is an opportunity to join a growing community of practitioners who stand out in practice excellence by grounding their clinical work in a comprehensive healthy lifestyle approach. The comprehensive approach facilitates patients a state of positive health – a state of health and wellbeing beyond that achieved by addressing traditional risk factors.

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1C – Positive Health Clinical Practice Certificate for Health Practitioners

This course includes the video series Positive Health Foundations for Health Practitioners above, as well as a live interactive 8-week forum, one hour each week (courses 1A and 1B). The forum will guide participants to develop case-based experience with positive psychology exercises, assessments, and prescriptions and discuss practical applications of positive psychology interventions for self-care and patient care.

Those who are unable to attend the live forum can view recordings of the weekly program and interact with faculty and other participants asynchronously.

Upon completion of both the Positive Health Foundations for Health Practitioners course and the forum exercises, participants will earn a Certificate in Positive Health Clinical Practice. This certificate is an opportunity to join a growing community of practitioners who stand out in practice excellence by grounding their clinical work in a comprehensive healthy lifestyle approach. The comprehensive approach facilitates patients a state of positive health – a state of health and wellbeing beyond that achieved by addressing traditional risk factors.

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Toward a Positive Medicine: Choosing Growth in Health Care and Beyond
Presented by Jordyn Feingold, MD, MSCR, MAPP

August 24th at 4 PM Pacific 7PM Eastern

Join us for an exciting and timely webinar with Dr. Feingold to unveil learnings and applications for clinician wellbeing. She explore how we can leverage positive psychology, wellbeing and self-actualization principles that can positively impact individuals clinicians, the health care/medical community and patients.

Learning Objectives

  • Examine a new construct of clinician well-being that may be applied in and outside of health care
  • Identify areas and opportunities to incorporate wellbeing and self-actualization principles into life as a clinician and human being
  • Apply their learnings to reach a broader goal of & “community actualization” within medical practice

Jordyn Feingold, MD, MSCR, MAPP is a resident physician in psychiatry at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York City. Her research and clinical interests involve disorders of gut-brain interaction and the biopsychosocial model of digestive diseases, health care worker well-being, and incorporating positive psychology approaches into health care delivery. She is involved in research, curriculum development, teaching, and advocacy locally and nationally on these topics. Jordyn has developed and implemented evidence-based resilience trainings for physicians, including an online course open to all clinicians called Thrive-Rx. She is author of the book Choose Growth: A Workbook for Transcending Trauma, Fear, and Self-Doubt (out August 2022).

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Speakers - All Events & Programs

John Arden

Sandy Blaine

Kaylan Baban

Maria Benzo

Gina Duncan

Jordyn Feingold

Jonathan Fisher

Barbara Fredrickson

David Fryburg

Prachi Garodia

Gail Ironson

Erika Jackson

Anna Lembke

Liana Lianov

Sam Manger

Darshan Mehta

Gia Merlo

Judith T. Moskowitz

Ryan M. Niemiec

Kristen Nishimi

Jane Oh

Eddie Phillips

Cynthia Pury

Mark Rowe

Joe Raphael

Conference Program

Detailed agenda for mini-conference on September 30 coming soon!

Two blocks are offered on the conference day for global registrants at 8:00 AM and 2:00 PM Pacific time.

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