Healthy Living Psychology

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About the Course

The learning objectives for this course are as follows:
  • Describe the importance of health psychology.

  • Discuss the functions of various types of health psychologists.

  • Analyze the impact of relationships and social interaction on physical health and quality of life.

  • Demonstrate the knowledge of early implementation techniques for healthy living concepts.

  • Apply helpful hints to improve healthy living conditions in your own life as well as others'.

  • Assess the impact of stress.

  • Critique the elements of positive psychology.

About the Author

    Wade T. Lijewski, Ph.D.

    With a passion for psychology, child welfare, and quality improvement, Dr. Lijewski has served in various leadership roles within the field of child welfare for over 15 years. He currently serves as a regional director of quality management for a statewide child welfare agency in Florida, an author for Elite Professional Education, and an associate professor for University of Phoenix; teaching psychology courses at the Orlando campus. 

    Dr. Lijewski obtained his Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology at Michigan State University and later went on to obtain his Master of Science degree in Psychology and Doctorate in Psychology with a major in Organizational Psychology through Walden University.  He has presented on his thesis and dissertation at multiple state and national child welfare conferences and has utilized this platform to initiate positive changes to the quality of foster parent training in Florida as well as retention efforts related to child welfare dependency case managers.  Dr. Lijewski also serves on the advisory board for the Florida Certification Board.

    Despite a busy schedule, Dr. Lijewski likes spending time with his wife and three children; often enjoying theme parks and sporting events together.

    Christopher Cronin, Ph.D.

    Dr. Cronin received his BS in psychology at the University of Wisconsin, Madison and an MA and Ph.D. in clinical psychology at the University of Delaware. He completed his internship at the University of California, Davis in the Department of Psychiatry at the University Medical Center in Sacramento. He also completed a Post-doctoral Certificate in Clinical Psychopharmacology at Fairleigh Dickinson University and a MS in criminal justice at Saint Leo University.  He is a licensed clinical psychologist and has held academic positions in Europe, Australia and the United States. He has practiced forensic psychology since 1991 conducting competency to stand trial and criminal responsibility evaluations for the Commonwealth of Kentucky and has conducted over 5000 court-ordered forensic evaluations in the Tampa Bay area. In addition to various journal articles, he is the editor of a textbook titled, Military Psychology: An Introduction (2nd ed.) which was translated into Chinese, and author of the textbook, Forensic Psychology: An applied approach (2nd ed.). 

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