Building Positive Psychology

CourageCertified Facilitator Training in the use of LEGO® SERIOUS PLAY® for Positive Psychology.

If you, like us, think that four days of play, learning and positive psychology in sounds pretty nice, then join us for certification in using LEGO® Serious Play® for Positive Psychology.

If you want to learn how this exciting and playful method allows groups to gain a deeper, more meaningful understanding of various issues, especially those related to engagement, resilience and wellbeing in general then do not hesitate to join us.

Planned training:

  • January, 7-10, Copenhagen, Denmark
  • August, 12-15, Copenhagen, Denmark

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Expect

Days of fun and experential learning during which you will explore how you can offer novel solutions grounded in three positive psychology workshops based on LEGO® Serious Play®. These workshops relate to the areas of character strengths, purpose and a shared WHY as well as Carol Dweck’s theory of Mindset.

The book Exploring Positive Psychology with LEGO® Serious Play® is included and will be used as training material during the whole program.

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There is even more

Learn the core elements of the Hands On Thinking method that provides an effective use of the LEGO® Serious Play® method and discover how to integrate these with positive psychology. In short you will learn how to:

  • Design your own LEGO® Serious Play® for positive psychology workshops
  • Introduce LEGO® Serious Play® to a group
  • Select materials needed for different workshops
  • Facilitate the building of individual models and stories related to character strengths
  • Facilitate the building of shared models and stories in order for groups to explore shared purpose and WHY
  • Facilitate the building and exploration of fixed and growth mindsets.

And if that is not enough you will also get:

Two hours of online follow-up coaching with master trainer Mads Bab on putting what you have learned into practice

And just to be sure – besides insights into the science of positive psychology you will, upon completing the training, hold a certification that provides you with the skills to design, offer and facilitate LEGO® Serious Play® for Positive Psychology workshops of your own.

The certification is the only in the world that covers the use of the LEGO® SERIOUS® PLAY® For Positive Psychology Method. In covers introduction and training in accordance with the standards set forth by the Association of Master Facilitators in The LEGO® SERIOUS® PLAY® For Positive Psychology Method.

So come along – join us now!

 

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Practical

All days will include model building with LEGO®. Expect a ratio of at least 60/40 – model building / discussions.

Upon completing the training you will recieve certification that allows you to call yourself a Certified Facilitator using LEGO® Serious Play® for Positive Psychology and offer workshops of your own.

Price

The total price of the certification training is 2.500€ excluding VAT. Early bird price is available before 4 months of start. Early bird price is 2.300 € (17.000 DKK + moms)

Price includes all materials, as well as all meals and beverages. Price does not include flight tickets and hotel.

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Trainer

Mads Bab (MAPP)

Mads, who lives and works in the home country of LEGO, Denmark, has worked with LEGO® Serious Play® for more than 9 years and pioneered LEGO® Serious Play® for Positive Psychology. Mads who holds a master degree in applied Positive Psychology, is an experienced facilitator of group processes and author of books on flourishing at work. Mads is also part time associate professor on the Danish Master of Postive Psychology program.

From his Danish based consultancy Gnist (Danish word for Spark), Mads has worked with LEGO® Serious Play® for positive psychology around the world and presented the ideas at conferences in USA, China and around Europe.

 

 

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Build & Share Strength Exploration Workshop

The Build & Share Strength Exploration Workshop is an engaging and innovative way to explore the VIA Character Strengths in groups. LEGO® bricks are combined with an engaging introduction to character strengths, meaning at work, play theory and elements of narrative psychology. Upon building their strengths in LEGO® participants share stories of these strengths and interact with the models as a group.

This highly interactive workshop explores two topics.

The first is based on the science of happiness and relates to a corner stone of positive psychology, the study of well-being, optimal functioning and flourishing. It is the understanding of our character strengths and how the use of our strengths engages us at work and meetings. Today research is crystal clear, the use of our strengths provides a sustainable motivation that ignites the internal spark needed to sustain the transitions that todays world demand.

With an understanding of these concepts of happiness and well-being, participants will be able to design meetings and events or optimize there organization by leveraging these sources of energy and commitment.

Building & Sharing stories of strength

The second is more of method than a science. Build & Share is an innovative, experiential process designed to enhance innovation and business performance. Based on research that shows that this kind of hands-on, minds-on learning produces a deeper, more meaningful understanding of the world and its possibilities, Build & Share deepens the reflection process and supports an effective dialogue. This innovative, experimental process is designed to enhance meetings, events, workshops and seminars where a creative, innovative approach is needed.

Session outline

The session will start out with a highly engaging run through of the strength based approach to change. With creative tools in their hand – hereunder real LEGO® bricks, participants will have the opportunity to experience and explore concepts that have the potential to bring their own engagement as well as that of their teams, organisations, meetings or events to a next level.

Expect:

  • Introduction to positive psychology and signature strengths. How strengths engage and how they relate to meeting and event planning.
  • Practical methods to find your strengths with strength cards and a free online assessment
  • Introduction to Build & Share
  • Participant will build two models – one resembling one of their strengths and another symbolizing a goal they strive for.
  • In groups participants will explore how the method can be used in groups to creatively explore themes and scenarios.