New Mental Health Support Course at the FM MU

The Department of Psychology and Psychosomatics of the FM MU offers a new course for this spring semester: Applied Positive Psychology for Health and Well-Being (aVLAP021) for students of not only the Faculty of Medicine, but for the students of the whole Masaryk University. The new course is focused on mental health and well-being and it will be taught in English, which means it is very suitable for our international students. 

1 Feb 2021

The aim of this course is to provide students with knowledge about current topics of applied positive psychology and to equip them with tools and skills for successful coping with stress and increasing own well-being and thriving in others. The content of the course stems from research and evidence from the scientific field of positive psychology, which integrates research, theory and practice of flourishing and well-being. The findings from positive psychology can be applied across the lifespan in contexts such as education, working life, and everyday life. This course is designed to provide students with the practical and thinking skills required in successful careers such as health care, education, community development, social innovation, law, economics, and others. It emphasizes the scientific understanding of practical conditions that enhance mental health, well-being and flourishing both on an individual and societal level. 


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