Positive Psychology Intervention Competition for Final Year Psychology Students

Prepared by: Dr. Amalina Ibrahim & Assoc. Prof. Dr. Siti Aisyah Panatik

School of Human Resource Development & Psychology, Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities

Positive Psychology Intervention Competition (PPiC) led by Assoc. Prof. Dr. Siti Aisyah Panatik from School of Human Resource Development and Psychology (SHARPS), Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM), had been organized from 13th until 15th January 2021 under Festival Keusahawanan, Inovasi Dan Kebolehpasaran Graduan (FESKIK) 2020, Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities.

This competition had attracted 73 final year psychology students from SHARPS who are taking the Positive Psychology SHAY 4043 course. These students were divided into 14 groups of contestants to be involved in this competition.

All the contestants are required to create a poster and a pre-recorded video as a role-play that related to the Positive Psychology Intervention focus. This competition was intended to share knowledge and develop awareness about the application of positive psychology for flourishing well-being. Apart from that, this competition also aimed to enhance the creativity of psychology students in developing a Positive Psychology Intervention program.

The posters and pre-recorded videos can be reached through this link: https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?vanity=FesKIK2020&set=a.126253149325993

Posters by contestants

All the posters and pre-recorded videos were evaluated by two Psychology Senior Lecturers, Dr. Amalina Ibrahim and Dr. Nor Akmar Nordin. The juries had selected three groups of contestants as the Gold, Silver, and Bronze Awards winners. Besides, there were also winners for the Best Poster and Merit Award that had been selected from this competition. All the winners of this competition were announced in the Official Closing Ceremony FESKIK 2020 on 19th January 2021.

Congratulation to all the winners!

The aims of this competition had achieved and hopefully it gives benefit to others.