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Positive Psychology: Resilience Skills

University of Pennsylvania via Coursera

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  • Provider Coursera
  • Subject Psychology
  • $ Cost Free Online Course (Audit)
  • Session Upcoming
  • Language English
  • Certificate Paid Certificate Available
  • Start Date
  • Duration 4 weeks long

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Learn how to incorporate resilience interventions into your personal and professional life with Dr. Karen Reivich. In this course, you are exposed to the foundational research in resilience, including protective factors such as mental agility and optimism. Several types of resilience interventions are explored including cognitive strategies; strategies to manage anxiety and increase positive emotions such as gratitude; and a critical relationship enhancement skill. Throughout the course, you will hear examples of individuals using resilience skills in their personal and professional lives. Suggested prerequisites: Positive Psychology: Martin E. P. Seligman’s Visionary Science, Positive Psychology: Applications and Interventions and Positive Psychology: Character, Grit & Research Methods.

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Karen Reivich

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Cheryl P
5.0 7 months ago
by Cheryl completed this course, spending 2 hours a week on it and found the course difficulty to be easy.
This is a GREAT class! Why? It's clear after taking this class that resilience is a skill and it can be learned. I'm so happy I came across this resilience class. These are the skills I wish everyone could have the opportunity to learn. I feel like I'm on the road to practicing ESSENTIAL mind skills for not only coping with the bad times but fully feeling the good. I can easily see something like this being put into middle school, high school, college, and workplace curriculum.

The class is organized well and has solid examples of the most common"thinking traps" (thoughts that ge…
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Derek S
5.0 6 months ago
by Derek completed this course, spending 6 hours a week on it and found the course difficulty to be hard.
Love it! I'm doing it again and will repeat. You cant stop getting valuable insight into your own life. Only ET wouldn't get anything from it 'cos he's gone home
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