Program Information


March 10, 2021 | 8am – 1:30pm

Speaker Highlights

8:00 - 9:00Poster Presentations
9:00 - 10:00Presentation 1
10:00 - 10:10Break
10:10 - 11:10Presentation 2
11:10 - 11:20Break
11:20 - 12:20Presentation 3
12:20 - 12:30Break
12:30 - 1:30Presentation 4

Speaker Highlights

Chan M. Hellman, PhD

Hope has emerged as one of the top factors leading to human flourishing across the life span. This seminar will present the science of Hope as a psychological strength in our ability to cope with traumatic experiences. In particular this presentation will summarize over a decade of research that show (1) hope predicts adaptive outcomes, (2) hope buffers the effects of adversity, and (3) hope can be influenced and sustained.  

Learning Objectives 

  1. Participants will learn the science of hope and its core components that lead to goal attainment. 
  2. Participants will learn how hope can help overcome adversity on the path to well-being. 
  3. Participants will discuss the theoretical foundations of hope and its application to personal and professional goals.