APA Center for Organizational Excellence: Event Details: Work & Well-Being 2013: Chicago


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April 25, 2013—April 26, 2013

Work & Well-Being 2013: Chicago

Presented by the American Psychological Association’s
Center for Organizational Excellence.

Together, psychology and business can create healthy workplace cultures that support employee well-being and organizational performance.

Register now for Work & Well-Being 2013: Chicago.

Come away with knowledge and insights to enhance productivity and well-being in the workplace.


High-impact health promotion and wellness efforts … Workplace flexibility as a business strategy … Incentives and recognition … Lessons learned from award-winning companies … and more.

A list of sessions and program descriptions is available here.

Speakers include:

  • David R. Anderson, PhD, LP – Senior Vice President & Chief Health Officer at StayWell Health Management, a nationally recognized expert in health assessment, behavior change, population health management, program evaluation and financial impact measurement
  • David W. Ballard, PsyD, MBA – Assistant Executive Director for Organizational Excellence at the American Psychological Association, head of APA’s Psychologically Healthy Workplace Program
  • Briana Boehmer – Director of Wellness and Fitness Services for Salus Corporate Wellness, an expert in blending technology and face-to-face solutions to customize workplace wellness programs and drive successful outcomes
  • E. Kevin Kelloway, PhD – Canada Research Chair in Occupational Health Psychology and Director of the CN Centre for Occupational Health and Safety at Saint Mary’s University in Halifax, Nova Scotia, a prolific researcher and consultant in the areas of leadership, occupational stress and wellness and human resource management
  • Rebecca Kelly, PhD, RD, CDE – Assistant Professor and Director of Health Promotion and Wellness at the University of Alabama, a nationally recognized expert in the field of corporate wellness, health and productivity management, and performance nutrition
  • D.J. Moran, PhD, BCBA-D – Senior Vice-President at Quality Safety Edge, an expert in the implementation of company-wide programs aimed at accelerating leadership, safety and innovation
  • Cindy Wang Morris, PsyD – President of Spark Inspiration and Clinical Director of the Behavioral Health and Wellness Program at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, a psychologist who specializes in individual and systemic transformation, with an emphasis on workplace wellness, health behavior change and leadership
  • Amy Owen Nieberding, PhD – Director of Talent Management at S and C Electric Company, an expert in organizational effectiveness, including talent management, succession planning and leader development
  • Bob VandePol – President of the Crisis Care Network, an expert in managing critical workplace incidents and promoting resiliency and recovery following workplace tragedies
  • Cali Williams Yost, MBACEO and Founder of the Flex+Strategy Group and Work+Life Fit, Inc. and author of the newly-released TWEAK IT: Make What Matters to You Happen Every Day, an expert in work flexibility and work-life issues

...and other outstanding presenters.


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.

Register Early and Save

Pre-Conference Training – $150
Best Practices in Critical Incident Response for the Workplace
Conducted by Bob VandePol, President, Crisis Care Network

Main Conference – $399

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Continuing Education Credit:

Psychologists can earn up to 10 CE credits for the main conference and 4 CE credits for the pre-conference training. All Continuing Education sessions have been reviewed and approved by the APA Office of Continuing Education in Psychology (CEP) to offer CE credit for psychologists. The APA CEP maintains responsibility for the content of the programs.

Special thanks to the following organizations for their support:

Health Enhancement Research Organization
Illinois Psychological Association
International Association for Worksite Health Promotion
Midwest Business Group on Health


For questions about the Work & Well-Being 2013 conferences, including sponsorship and student volunteer opportunities, please email phwa@apa.org or call (202) 336-5900.


Pre-Conference Training
Thursday, April 25, 2013, 8:30 am to 12:30 pm

Main Conference
Thursday, April 25, 2013, 1:30 pm – Friday, April 26, 2013, 5:30 pm

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The Westin O'Hare

Chicago, IL

Hotel Information and Reservations

The Westin O’Hare
6100 North River Road
Rosemont, IL 60018
Phone: (847) 698-6000

Group rate of $169 + tax (for single, double, triple or quad occupancy) available until April 3, 2013

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