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The (Jewish) Pursuit of Happiness Through Positive Psychology

This online course, geared for Jewish educators working in supplementary schools, will be taught through Gratz College's NEXT program

Jewish educators are competing with a cadre of real-life responsibilities & constant digital distractions to connect with busy, stressed students. Positive psychology – the study of what makes life most rewarding & fulfilling – offers a compelling theory & concrete practices that can help Jewish educators design activities & programs that will invite Jewish teens to engage in compelling, meaningful ways. The principles of positive psychology align with core Jewish texts & values. By identifying the points of intersection, we will position ourselves to more consistently create gratifying opportunities for our teens.

At the end of the course, Jewish teen educators will have a foundational understanding of positive psychology & a series of tactics for applying its wisdom to the feat of successfully engaging Jewish teens.
For more information and to register for NEXT classes, check out this link!