What makes a good life?

What keeps us happy and healthy as we go through life? If you think it’s fame and money, you’re not alone – but, according to psychiatrist Robert Waldinger, you’re mistaken. . . Waldinger has unprecedented access to data on true happiness and satisfaction. In this talk, he shares three important lessons learned from the study as well as some practical, old-as-the-hills wisdom on how to build a fulfilling, long life…
See the lecture here.

Mind Matters

Young people who have experienced trauma and toxic stress often have difficulty regulating their emotional responses when facing challenges in school, life, and relationships. As students learn the skills and strategies in Mind Matters, they can begin to say, “I am not a victim of what happened to me.”

Love Notes – EBP Model

You now have a new tool in your tool kit! An innovative approach to teen pregnancy prevention that appeals to older youth.
Love Notes was included in the federal Office of Adolescent Health’s Evidence Based Program list based on statistically significant decreases in sexual activity, increases in contraceptive use, and avoidance of pregnancy.


Marriage and Cohabitation

in The U.S.

According to studies by the PEW Research Center, the share of adults who have lived with a romantic partner is now higher than the share who have ever been married. Married adults reported being more satisfied with their relationships … MORE>>

Mind Matters

New! Mind Matters Guidance

For One-On-One Settings

You asked! We listened. Mind Matters: Overcoming Adversity and Building Resilience is now available for use in one-on-one settings … MORE>>

2nd Wednesday Webinar


December 2019

Our Gift To You: View any or all of our archived webinars!

You can find them at: http://dibbleinstitute.org/webinar-archives/ … Go here to find out more.

Georgia Center for Opportunity

Instruments for Measuring SEL Skills

This resource identifies reliable and valid instruments that measure collaboration, perseverance, and self-regulated learning … MORE>>