Conference Program At-A-Glance

Thursday, May 19, 2011    

9:00 a.m - 4:00 p.m.  Preconference Workshop 

  • Evaluating Workplace Safety and Health Interventions: A Participatory Workshop – Palm Beach/Broward

9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.  Preconference Workshops 

  • From Research to Practice: Creating Age-Friendly Workplaces - Oceola 

  • Using Process Evaluation During Organizational Intervention Processes - Lake 

12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.  Lunch on your own

1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.  Preconference Workshops 

  • Integrating Health Protection and Health Promotion: New Approaches to Worker Well-Being - Oceola 

  • Integrating the Science of Team Training to Create Workplace Health and Safety - Lake

4:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.  Opening Session – Citrus Crown Ballroom/Orange 

  • Plenary Address, “What is the Value of a Healthy Worker to a Company?” by Sean Nicholson, PhD, associate professor in the Department of Policy Analysis and Management at Cornell University and a research associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research 

  • Lifetime Achievement Awards

  • Early Career Achievement Award   

6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.  Opening Reception – DoubleTree Hotel/Outdoor Patio/Pool Area


Friday, May 20, 2011

8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.  Poster Session/Breakfast Reception – Universal Center/B 

  • National Occupational Research Agenda (NORA) 

  • Economic Issues and Concerns 

  • Effects of Stress 

  • Emotional Labor 

  • Sleep, Fatigue, and Work Schedules 

  • Health Services, and health and Productivity Management 

  • Positive Psychology and Individual Factors in the Workplace

9:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.  Break

10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.  Special Plenary Session – Business Cycles: Implications for Work Organization and Health – Citrus Crown Ballroom/Orange

11:00 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.  Break

11:15 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.  Concurrent Sessions  

  • Economic and Psychological Effects of Physical Exercise in the Workplace (Paper Panel Session) [Simultaneous English-Spanish Translation] – Seminole A 

  • Workplace Discrimination: Types and Consequences (Paper Panel Session) – Seminole B 

  • Practices, Issues, and Solutions in Leading OHP Training Efforts (Open Discussion Forum) – Lake 

  • Understanding the 3 R’s of Employee Well-Being: Resources, Respite, and Recovery (Symposium) – Duval/St. John’s 

  • Critical Perspectives on Work Engagement (Symposium) - Osceola 

  • Psychosocial Risk Management in the Workplace: Key Drivers and Barriers (Symposium) – Palm Beach/Broward 

  • Strategies for Reducing Work-Life Conflict (Paper Panel Session) – Dade/Florida Keys 

  • Work Organization Factors in Hazardous Environments (Paper Panel Session) – Cape Canaveral/Volusia 

12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.  Lunch on your own  
12:40 p.m. – 1:35 p.m.  Luncheon Tutorial Sessions 

  • Bullying and Harassment at Work: Recent Developments in Theory Research and Practice – Seminole A 

  • The Effect of the Economy on Health and Health Behaviors – Seminole B 

1:45 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.  Concurrent Sessions  

  • The Development, Implementation and Testing of Interventions Aimed at Improving Employee Health and Well-Being [Simultaneous English-Spanish Translation] (Symposium) – Seminole A 

  • Expanding Conceptions of Economic Stress: Implications for Occupational Health (Symposium) - Seminole B 

  • Adding Clarification to Processes Associated with Workplace Incivility (Symposium) - Lake 

  • Retirement Processes and Decisions - Osceola 

  • Leadership in the Workplace (Paper Panel Session) – Palm Beach/Broward 

  • Antecedents of Work and Non-Work Sources of Social Support for Reducing Work-Family Conflict (Symposium) – Dade/Florida Keys 

  • Labor and Occupational Stress (Symposium) – Cape Canaveral/Volusia   

3:00 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.  Break   
3:15 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.  Concurrent Sessions  

  • Job Stress and Burnout in Mexican Samples [Presented in Spanish, Simultaneous English-Spanish Translation] (Symposium) – Seminole A 

  • Mistreatment in Healthcare Settings (Paper Panel Session) - Lake 

  • Social Support and Workplace Relationships (Paper Panel Session) - Osceola 

  • Interventions for Worker Health (Paper Panel Session) – Palm Beach/Broward 

  • Changing Employment Arrangements and Job Insecurity (Paper Panel Session) – Dade/Florida Keys 

  • Union Management Cooperation in Wellness Programs (Symposium) – Cape Canaveral/Volusia

4:30 p.m. – 4:45 p.m.  Break

4:45 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.  Concurrent Sessions 

  • Burnout and Health of Educators in Mexico and Colombia [Simultaneous English-Spanish Translation] (Symposium) – Seminole A 

  • Graduate Students’ Perspectives on Getting Involved, Leading, and Collaborating on Research Projects (Panel Discussion) – Seminole B 

  • Negative Consequences of Workplace Bullying (Paper Panel Session) - Lake 

  • Selecting Measures of Job Stressors for Use in NIOSH Health Hazard Evaluations (Roundtable Discussion) - Osceola 

  • Safety at Work: The Role of Safety Norms, Communication, and Safety-Related Behavior (Symposium) – Palm Beach/Broward 

  • Evaluating the Effects of Organizational-Level Interventions: Developing Theories and Models to Understand the Effects and Generalizability of Organizational Interventions (Symposium) – Dade/Florida Keys 

  • Technology as a Strategy for Managing Stress (Paper Panel Session) – Cape Canaveral/Volusia 

  • Personality and Work-Life (Paper Panel Session) – Duval/St. John’s

6:00 p.m.  Student Social Networking Event


Saturday, May 21, 2011   

8:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.  Poster Session/Breakfast Reception – Universal Center/B  

  • Aging and Work Stress 

  • High-Risk Jobs, traumatic Stress, and Resilience 

  • Work, Life, and Family 

  • Prevention/Intervention Methods and Processes 

  • Psychosocial and Physical Work Environment 

  • Safety Climate, Management, and Training 

  • Theory, Models, Methods, and Tools 

  • Workplace Mistreatment

9:30 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.  Break 

9:45 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.  Concurrent Sessions 

  • Costs of Work Stress, Work Injury, and Health Absences from Work (Paper Panel Session) [Simultaneous English-Spanish Translation] – Seminole A 

  • Coping with Workplace Mistreatment (Paper Panel Session) – Seminole B 

  • Stretching Conservation of Resources Theory of Stress in Organizational Research (Symposium) - Lake 

  • Theoretical and Conceptual Issues in Job Stress (Paper Panel Session) - Osceola 

  • The Effect of Social and Organizational Environment on Employee Well-Being (Paper Panel Session) – Palm Beach/Broward 

  • Innovative Stress Prevention and Management Programs (Paper Panel Session) – Dade/Florida Keys 

  • Relationships Between Work and Family in a World of Nonstandard Work Schedules (Symposium) – Cape Canaveral/Volusia 

  • Antecedents to Safety: Findings from High Risk Industries (Symposium) – Duval/St. John’s 

11:00 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.  Break

11:15 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.  Concurrent Sessions 

  • Workplace Presenteeism and Challenges for Occupational Health Psychology [Presented in Spanish, Simultaneous English-Spanish Translation] (Symposium) – Seminole A 

  • NIOSH Research on the Economics of Work, Stress, and Health (Symposium) – Seminole B 

  • A Closer Look at Workplace Violence and Aggression: Examining Direct and Indirect Experiences (Symposium) - Lake 

  • Sleep and Fatigue (Paper Panel Session) - Osceola 

  • Methods and Measures in Work, Stress, and Health Research (Paper Panel Session) – Palm Beach/Broward 

  • Professional and Educational Development (Paper Panel Session) – Dade/Florida Keys 

  • Methods and Systems for Evaluating Health Behaviors and Planning Worksite Health Promotion Activities (Paper Panel Session) – Cape Canaveral/Volusia 

  • Gender in the Workplace: The Difference It Makes (Paper Panel Session) – Duval/St. John’s

12:30 p.m. – 1:45 p.m.  Lunch on your own

12:40 p.m. – 1:35 p.m.  Luncheon Tutorial Sessions 

  • Economic Stressors: Implications of Job Insecurity and Underemployment for Work and Well-Being – Seminole A 

  • Career Adaptability in Turbulent Economic Times – Seminole B 

1:45 p.m. - 3:00 p.m  Concurrent Sessions  

  • Contributions of Socio Emotional Disorders and Perceived Stress Towards Employee Productivity Across Economies [Simultaneous English-Spanish Translation] (Symposium) – Seminole A 

  • Workplace Incivility (Paper Panel Session) – Seminole B 

  • Risk Factors for Occupational Injuries (Paper Panel Session) - Lake 

  • Methodology in Occupational Health Research: A Continual Learning Effort (Symposium) - Osceola 

  • Employee Job Attitudes and Turnover (Paper Panel Session) – Palm Beach/Broward 

  • U.S. Employment Practices Mainstream Workplace Bullying: Insights from HR, Union, Legal, and Consulting Practitioners (Practitioner Forum) – Dade/Florida Keys 

  • Crossover Among Business Travelers: Impact on Self and Family (Symposium – Duval/St. John’s 

  • The Measurement of Safety Climate Across Different Industries (Paper Panel Session) – Cape Canaveral/Volusia

3:00 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.  Break 

3:15 PM - 4:30 PM  Concurrent Sessions  

  • Burnout, Stress, and Cardiovascular and Chronic Diseases [Simultaneous English-Spanish Translation] (Symposium) – Seminole A 

  • Stress and Health Effects of the Recession (Paper Panel Session) – Seminole B 

  • Work Organization, Work-Life and Health Among Vulnerable Worker Populations (Symposium) - Lake 

  • Supervisor Support as a Buffer (Paper Panel Session) - Osceola 

  • Blending Environmental, Cultural, and Individual Solutions to Balance Excessive Corporate Stress at the Workplace (Practitioner Forum) – Palm Beach/Broward 

  • Targeting Wellbeing, Incivility, and Violence at Work: The Efficacy of Individual and Workplace Interventions  (Symposium) – Dade/Florida Keys 

  • Time Pressure, Flexible Work Arrangements, and Work-Family Boundaries (Paper Panel Session) – Cape Canaveral/Volusia 

  • Trauma and Resilience (Paper Panel Session) – Duval/St. John’s  

4:30 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.  Break 

4:45 p.m. – 6:15 p.m.  Society for Occupational Health Psychology Business Meeting/Reception, and OHP Conference Awards – Citrus Crown Ballroom/Orange


Sunday, May 22, 2011 

7:30 a.m. - 8:15 a.m.  Continental Breakfast – Universal Center

8:15 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.  Concurrent Sessions 

  • Work and Obesity (Paper Panel Session) – Seminole A 

  • Contextual Factors Affecting Outcomes of Workplace Incivility (Symposium) – Seminole B 

  • Psychological and Biological Effects of Job Stress (Paper Panel Session) - Lake 

  • Measures, Models, Methods (Paper Panel Session) - Osceola 

  • Connecting Flow and Engagement: Convergent and Divergent Constructs (Symposium) – Palm Beach/Broward 

  • Worksite Health Promotion Program Evaluation (Paper Panel Session) – Dade/Florida Keys 

  • Work-Family and Burnout (Paper Panel Session) – Cape Canaveral/Volusia 

  • Response and Recovery Work Beyond Familiar Roles: Risk and Resilience Lessons From the Field (Roundtable Discussion) – Duval/St. John’s 

9:30 a.m. - 9:45 a.m.  Break

9:45 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.  Concurrent Sessions  

  • Globalization, Technological Change, and Demographic Shifts: Impacts on Working Conditions (Paper Panel Session) – Seminole A 

  • Mistreatment Issues for Home Healthcare Workers (Paper Panel Session) – Seminole B 

  • Biological and Physiological Consequences of Stressful Work Conditions (Paper Panel Session) - Lake 

  • Health and Well-Being in Restructuring: Quantitative Results (Symposium) - Osceola 

  • Burnout in High-Risk Occupations (Paper Panel Session) – Palm Beach/Broward 

  • Evidence-Based Practice in Developing and Maintaining Resilience in the U.S. Army (Symposium) – Dade/Florida Keys 

  • Work Ability and Implications for Occupational Health Psychology (Symposium) – Cape Canaveral/Volusia 

  • Treatment Seeking and Occupation-Related Stigma (Paper Panel Session) – Duval/St. John’s      

11:00 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.  Break

11:15 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.  Concurrent Sessions  

  • From Unemployment to Sustainable Work Careers with Resource Building Interventions and Policies (Symposium) – Seminole A 

  • Protecting Your People from Workplace Violence in the Healthcare Setting: A Priority for Everyone (Symposium) – Seminole B 

  • Burnout and Emotional Exhaustion at Work (Paper Panel Session) - Lake 

  • Individual Factors in the Workplace (Paper Panel Session) - Osceola 

  • Building Healthy Organizations: Recommended Practices and Approaches (Paper Panel Session) – Dade/Florida Keys 

  • Job Demands and Control (Paper Panel Session) – Cape Canaveral/Volusia 

  • Workplace Diversity and Work Stress (Paper Panel Session) – Palm Beach/Broward       

12:30 p.m. – 1:45 p.m.  Lunch on your own   
1:45 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.  Concurrent Sessions 

  • Return to Work (Paper Panel Session) – Seminole A 

  • Understanding the Abusive Workplace: A Multi-faceted Discussion of Science, Practice, and Law (Symposium) – Seminole B 

  • Work Engagement: Antecedents and Consequences (Paper Panel Session) - Lake 

  • Methodological Considerations in Stress Research (Paper Panel Session) - Osceola 

  • Considering Context and Process in Organizational Interventions for Work-Related Health and Well-Being (Symposium) – Dade/Florida Keys 

  • Organizational Change and Its Effects on Health and Productivity (Paper Panel Session) – Cape Canaveral/Volusia 

  • Seeking Treatment for Psychological Problems in High Stress Occupations (Symposium) – Palm Beach/Broward

3:00 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.  Break

3:15 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.   Closing Plenary – Citrus Crown Ballroom/Orange 

  • Student Competition Award 

  • Best Intervention Award 

  • Total Worker Health – An Introduction to Work, Stress, and 

  • Health 2013 

  • Welcome to Los Angeles, site of Work, Stress, and Health 2013 

  • Closing Remarks