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Register Now for Our 2012 Work & Well-Being Conference


Together, psychology and business can create healthy workplace cultures that support employee well-being and promote organizational performance. Register now for Work & Well-Being 2012: June 28th in Chicago.

Come away with knowledge and insights to enhance productivity and well-being in the workplace. Click here to save on early registration.


High-impact health promotion and wellness efforts … Workplace flexibility as a business strategy … Incentives and recognition … Preventing and addressing bullying and other counterproductive workplace behaviors … Lessons learned from award-winning companies … and more.


Speakers include:

  • Michael P. Leiter, PhD - Director of the Centre for Organizational Research & Development at Acadia University in Nova Scotia. With more than two decades of research on organizational behavior, Dr. Leiter is an internationally known expert on work engagement, burnout and civility in the workplace.
  • David Yamada, JD - Professor of Law and Director of the New Workplace Institute at Suffolk University Law School in Boston. An internationally recognized authority on the legal aspects of workplace bullying and author of model anti-bullying legislation that has become the template for law reform efforts across the country.
  • Bey-Ling Sha, PhD, APR - Associate Professor in the School of Journalism & Media Studies at San Diego State University. Dr. Sha is an award-winning public relations researcher, teacher and practitioner. Her research areas include cultural identity, international public relations, activism and gender.
  • John Randolph, PhD, ABPP - Executive coach, consultant and board-certified clinical neuropsychologist in private practice in Lebanon, NH. A nationally recognized speaker on topics such as executive functioning, positive neuropsychology and leadership development.
  • David W. Ballard, PsyD, MBA - Assistant Executive Director for Marketing and Business Development, American Psychological Association, head of APA’s Psychologically Healthy Workplace Program.
  • Matthew J. Grawitch, PhD - Chair of the Organizational Studies Program in the School for Professional Studies at Saint Louis University, an expert on healthy workplace practices.
  • Larissa Barber, PhD - Assistant Professor of Psychology, Northern Illinois University, an expert on workplace flexibility and work-home boundary management, as well as work stress and health behaviors.

...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

Eventbrite - Work & Well-Being 2012

Advance Registration: $395

Continuing Education Credit

Psychologists can earn up to 8 CE credits for the conference. The APA Practice Organization (APAPO) is approved by the American Psychological Association (APA) to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. APAPO maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

Hotel 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 through June 4th.

Click here for hotel reservation information.

For More Information

To learn more about the 2012 Work & Well-Being Conference, including sponsorship and student volunteer opportunities, please visit phwa.org/conference2012, call (202) 336-5900 or email phwa@apa.org.

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This page contains a single entry by Dr. David Ballard published on April 11, 2012 11:27 AM.

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