The Art of Being Human

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Course Description

How do we build a practice of resilience and achieve happiness and fulfillment? How do we intentionally leverage aspects of our humanity to increase our clinical effectiveness? Positive Psychology, the scientific study of human flourishing, offers us an avenue of how to harness our humanness for greater resilience and self-expansion. This presentation will offer a social work perspective on personal well-being, professional resilience and the application with our patients and families.

Learning Objectives

  1. Discuss and learn about the 6 pathways of Positive Psychology (Seligman).
  2. Apply the principals of Positive Psychology directly to personal life and professional interventions.
  3. Build Everyday Resilience through self- evaluation and assessment of clinical experiences.


Greg Hedler, MSW, LCSW  Greg is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who passionately served as a Pediatric Oncology/Hematology Social Worker for nine years at Hackensack Meridian Health. He then moved to the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia where he spent four years as the social worker for Stage IV High Risk Neuroblastoma patients, three years as a social work supervisor, and went on to work with the Social Work Division developing CHOP’s Community Health Worker Program. He recently took a new role at CHOP, serving as the Program Manager of Strategic Talent Management and Learning.

Greg has been a proud member of APOSW for 15 years. He holds post graduate certifications in Bowen Family Systems Theory and Applied Positive Psychology and will complete his Leadership Coaching Certification this year through Presence-Based Coaching. Greg is certified in a variety of Integrative Health modalities and incorporates mind/body connection into his approach of professional and personal growth and discovery. His purpose is to invite and empower individuals to show up as their best selves as often as possible.

CE Credit Earned: 1.0 Hours.*

Course Completion Date: This course must be completed not later than 11:59 PM EST on March 31, 2021.*