WASHINGTON, April 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Psychological Association Practice Organization (APAPO)'s 2011 Psychologically Healthy Workplace Conference will be held April 8-9 in Chicago.
WHAT: The Psychologically Healthy Workplace Conference brings together business and psychology, showing how it can create healthy workplace cultures that support employee well-being and performance. Topics explored include workplace flexibility as a business strategy, incentives and recognition, wellness efforts, diversity and inclusion as drivers of competitive advantage, high-impact health promotion and much more. More information and registration for the conference can be found on www.phwa.org
Experts speaking at the conference include:
- David W. Ballard, Psy.D., MBA – assistant executive director for marketing and business development, American Psychological Association, head of APA's Psychologically Healthy Workplace Program
- Larry S. Chapman, MPH – president and CEO, Chapman Institute, an expert on worksite wellness
- Christopher Peterson, Ph.D. – co-director, Michigan Positive Psychology Center, University of Michigan
- Nansook Park, Ph.D., NCSP – co-director, Michigan Positive Psychology Center, University of Michigan
- Clare Miller – director, Partnership for Workplace Mental Health, American Psychiatric Foundation
- Nikki Duggan, MBA – director operations and analytics, Well-Being Strategy, Healthways
The conference is designed especially for human resource professionals, benefits managers, health and wellness professionals, business consultants, occupational health professionals, health plan executives, corporate medical directors, business owners, managers and psychologists who work with organizations.
WHEN: 8 a.m. April 8 to 5:30 p.m. April 9
WHERE: The Westin O'Hare
6100 North River Road, Rosemont, IL 60018
Media interested in attending the 2011 Psychologically Healthy Workplace Conference can e-mail [email protected] or call 202-336-5595.
The American Psychological Association Practice Organization is an affiliate of the American Psychological Association, the largest scientific and professional organization representing psychology in the United States. APA's membership includes more than 150,000 researchers, educators, clinicians, consultants and students.
SOURCE American Psychological Association