"The Elements of Positive Psychology" for Illinois ASBO members
with Dr. Chris Maxwell
Live your best life by identifying your unique leadership strengths.
Positive Psychology is the scientific study of the strengths that enable individuals and communities to thrive. The field is founded on the belief that people want to lead meaningful and fulfilling lives, to cultivate what is best within themselves, and to enhance their experiences of love, work, and play. In this eLearning seminar, Dr. Chris Maxwell explains how to identify your signature strengths, positive interventions and how to apply positive psychology in day-to-day living. He will also share some powerful exercises that can help put this theory into practice.With these tools and practices you can have stronger relationships, find more engagement in your work, and lead a happier, and more fulfilling life.
This course includes:
- A video presentation
- Audio recording
- Workbook with seminar overview, note-taking guide, questions for reflection and additional resources
- 10 question quiz to test your knowledge
- Certificate of completion (awarded after watching all video content and receiving a minimum of 80% on the quiz)
PD Clock Hours: 1.75
How to receive professional development credits from Illinois ASBO:
1. Watch all video content and complete the quiz with a minimum of 80% to receive your Certificate of Completion via email from
2. Submit the Certificate of Completion to Jennifer Corbin from Illinois ASBO at [email protected].
3. You will receive a survey via email from Illinois ASBO. Once you submit your survey, your PD clock hours will be awarded.
Chris Maxwell is a Senior Fellow, Center for Leadership and Change Management, at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. Chris previously taught “Leadership and Communication in Groups” at the Wharton School and directed a wide variety of domestic and international leadership development programs in remote areas of North America, Mexico, Patagonia, Peru, Quebec, and Iceland. His programs in the U.S. included leadership exchanges with the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, the U.S. Naval Academy, and the Trauma Center at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. Chris holds two graduate degrees from the University of Pennsylvania (Governmental Administration and Applied Positive Psychology) and earned a PhD in Public Administration from Penn State. His work has been published in the Wharton Leadership Digest, Organization Management Journal, European Business Review, Journal of Surgical Education, and the American Journal of Public Health