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Six@Six: Project Hope and the Study of the Good Life
Campbell County Public Library- Carrico/ Fort Thomas Branch
Fort Thomas, KY
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Wednesday Feb 03, 2016 6:00 PM - Wednesday Feb 03, 2016 7:30 PM | Free - $6.00


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Six@Six: Project Hope and the Study of the Good Life
Presenters: Rachael Clark, lecturer
Department of Psychological Sciences


Wednesday, February 3, 2016
6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Campbell County Public Library- Carrico/ Ft. Thomas Branch

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Lecture Details

The new science of positive psychology is only about 15 years old and involves the study of positive emotions, institutions, and communities  the very best in people and places.  To include everyone in the study of "the good life," people living in poverty must be part of the research.  Dr. Rachael Clark and her team collaborate with residents in an impoverished community to examine hope and meaning in life  two elements crucial to establishing and maintaining psychological health.  Rachael will share her vision for and experiences with including every social class in her studies to improve the quality of life for all human beings.


Rachael Clark
Rachael Clark is an instructor in the Department of Psychological Science.  She recently completed a Ph.D. in Educational Studies at the University of Cincinnati, focusing on Quantitative and Mixed Methods Research Methodology and positive psychology.  Dr. Clark's research interests center around outcomes of positive psychology applications.  Through a collaboration with the Scripps Howard Office for Civic Engagement, she has been involved with Project Hope from the first semester it was implemented.  She is currently working on studies of hope and meaning in life in communities considered economically impoverished.  Dr. Clark has presented at national and international conferences on the results of studies from Project Hope.

Dr. Clark's research agenda at NKU entails implementing strengths-based approaches in academic advising, teaching, and service.  She is interested in assisting institutions in implementing positive psychological practices and drawing attention to quality of life issues, especially regarding positive mental health.

Location

Campbell County Public Library- Carrico/ Fort Thomas Branch (View)
1000 Highland Avenue
Fort Thomas, KY 41075
United States


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