Based on Professor Martin Seligman’s PERMAH theory of wellbeing, the Certificate is designed to be a blended learning program for people who want an immersive, evidence-based systems-oriented approach to improving wellbeing and creating positive change across their company, campus, or community.
While individuals are invited to participate on their own, we encourage workplace or community teams to take this program together as a train-the-trainer strategy giving you all the resources, tools, and support you need to create a collective positive impact.
You’ll walk away with all the tools, resources, and support you need to:
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Designed specifically for Antelope Valley business leaders, school officials, mental, physical, or emotional health practitioners, and community members – our Certificate In Applied Positive Psychology (CAPP) gives you all the resources, tools, and support you need to help our region to heal.
Delivered over six months with 150 hours of evidence-based learning, the Certificate includes face-to-face training classes and virtual coaching calls to with our highly sought-after team of positive psychology and wellbeing researchers and practitioners.
“The class taught so many practical skills to increase my personal wellbeing and the wellbeing of our work team.”
“The class changed my life, the trajectory of my organization, and this influence is creating a ripple effect in our entire community.”
“The best part of this program is being around a bunch of positive people with open minds, as you learn about the scientific underpinning for one of the biggest decisions you’ve already made in life – to use your energy in a positive manner.”
“Learning the science of wellbeing with nearly 40 other members of my community was life-changing for me. It has armed me with tools to promote wellbeing.”
“Being able to expand my thinking and my view of my own change agency with Louis has been a life-altering experience for me, my family, my students, and my school.”
“91% of participants were confident they could apply the knowledge and skills they learned.”
“I recommend these programs to organizations that want to dig deeper and reach higher.”
Whether you’re a business leader in the Antelope Valley, a school official, a mental, physical, or emotional health practitioner, or a passionate community member wanting to help your region heal, our Certificate In Applied Positive Psychology (CAPP) has been designed for you to gain confidence, motivation, and impact in your world – our world.
Cost per participant is $5,500 with discounts for workplaces or schools who would like to send multiple participants.
Anyone living and/or working in the Antelope Valley is eligible to apply for a scholarship to the Certificate in Applied Positive Psychology (CAPP) class. This program is offered through the City of Palmdale’s Leadership Antelope Valley initiative, a project of Palmdale Cares.
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Guiding you through each step is our team of researchers, practitioners, and coaches, including Louis Alloro, Dr. Talma Schultz, Dr. Michelle McQuaid, Danielle Jacobs, Kathy Snyder, and Beverlee Wenzel. Between us, we’ve helped 250,000 people to spark measurable changes in more than 4,800 workplaces, schools, and communities in over 75 countries.
To help you easily and joyfully navigate your learning experience you will receive:
This Certificate is right for you if you:
Whether you want to take the Certificate yourself, have a team of your colleagues take it together, or a group of community members and leaders in your jurisdiction, we would be honored to help you design and deliver this certification course for you and your people. The world needs your passion, skills, and coordinated leadership now more than ever.
We’re sure you’re going to find the Certificate In Applied Positive Psychology enormously valuable – and we’re willing to back it up with a hassle-free guarantee.
If the Certificate doesn’t give you what you need, just let us know within the first 14 days of the program. Provided you can show us that you’ve been doing the work, but what we’re teaching just isn’t adding value, we’ll send you a full refund.
With this in mind, we do kindly ask that before you enroll, you are fully committed to gifting yourself this time and showing up to support yourself.
Absolutely. We’ll cover enough of this research and its applications so that you have just what you need.
Not at all. We’ll support you in the discovery of your personal application, and coach you in creating an impact project at the end of the course.
Prepare some pre-work and then show up for a day and a half each month. We’ll lead you through lessons and activities to deepen your learning of this applied science.
You’ll be provided with 30-45 minutes of video content, or podcasts, and some reading in advance of the call. Then, we’ll jump on Zoom Tuesday evenings from 7-8:30 pm PST and review the content outlined for that lesson and participate in activities that bring it alive.
1. A computer (laptop or desktop), tablet, or smartphone.
2. A reliable internet connection.
3. A web browser (like Firefox, Safari, or Chrome).
We’ll send you clear instructions for joining the workshops in our reminder emails.
Not to worry – we have your back. Everything is video recorded, so you can catch up as you need. If you have burning questions, you can submit them on the special class membership site, to which you’ll have an all-access pass, or come to a coaching call at any time.
Each cohort has up to 40 participants. Don’t worry – the group will be the perfect size so everyone’s questions can be heard and answered, and so that you get as much value as possible.
A lot! Your teacher’s priority is your learning and development, and they will work generously to help you as you need or want coaching.
Bring together Antelope Valley champions and people leaders into a regional Wellbeing Coalition. Help this diverse group of stakeholders learn applied positive psychology. Empower inter-departmental and inter-organizational collaborations implementing best principles of wellbeing science and positive change practices. Help individuals, families, teams, organizations, and our entire community innovate, evolve, and thrive.
We can help! Don’t hesitate to send us an email at email@example.com and let us know what you are curious about.
Enter your email now to get evidence-based, busy-proof, ideas and tools from the world’s leading positive psychology researchers, so you can start truly flourishing at work.