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Work & Well-Being 2012: Call for Student Presentation Proposals


We invite students with research on psychologically healthy workplace topics to submit proposals for presentations at the 2012 Work & Well-Being Conference, presented by APA's Psychologically Healthy Workplace Program.

These will be brief (ten minute) presentations that will take place Thursday, June 28, 2012 at the Westin O’Hare Hotel in Chicago, IL as part of a special conference session.

Topics can include, but are not limited to: workplace wellness and health promotion, employee involvement, work-life balance and flexibility, employee learning and development, occupational health and safety, job stress, diversity, Industrial-Organizational Psychology, Occupational Health Psychology, management and employee recognition.

Guidelines for Presentation Proposals

  • Proposal must be submitted via email to phwa@apa.org no later than May 18, 2012
  • Proposal must be in Microsoft Word, follow APA format and be no longer than 300 words
  • Please include the presentation title, statement of problem, study design, sample size and composition, measures used, analysis method, results and conclusions
  • Also include a one-page bio with the presenter’s credentials, academic affiliation, education, research and work experience, statement of career goals, mailing address, email and phone number

Presentations will be selected and students will be notified by May 25, 2012.

The Psychologically Healthy Workplace Program (PHWP) is a collaborative effort between the American Psychological Association and the APA Practice Organization designed to help employers optimize employee well-being and organizational performance. To learn more about the program, please visit: www.phwa.org.

Additional information about the conference is available online at www.phwa.org/conference2012.

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