In this 2-session course VIA Education Director Dr. Ryan Niemiec, Psy.D, guides you through key topic areas, practical examples, graphs, handouts, and research-based applications to help you achieve the benefits of exercising your character strengths. Lectures are recorded, so you can view at your convenience after each is aired.

Session Topics

Session 1 Session 2
Strengths and Well-being Guide to Applying Strengths
Benefits of Strengths Use Using Strengths in New Ways
Strengths Spotting Strengths-Based Activities

ICF: This course provides 2 units for the International Coach Federation in Resource Development

Register and get started immediately! You have access to this course for 4 weeks so you can work through the materials at your own pace.

VIA ME! Report and coaching session included with tuition. These are optional benefits and are not required for course participation

Course Faculty

Dr. Ryan Niemiec
Ryan M. Niemiec, PsyD, is author or co-author of nine books, an award-winning psychologist and a widely traveled international speaker. Ryan is the creator of MBSP and has led hundreds of mindfulness groups over the last two decades. As education director of the global nonprofit, VIA Institute on Character, he's a leading voice in the education, research, and practice of character strengths. He lives with his family, which includes three young and zestful children, near Cincinnati, Ohio.