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Stress, Health and Wellbeing in Practice: Workplace Leadership and Leveraging Stress for Positive Outcomes

Chapter to appear Summer/Fall (2013) "Stress, Health and Wellbeing in Practice: Workplace Leadership and Leveraging Stress for Positive Outcomes" (James Campbell Quick, Joel B. Bennett, M/ Blake Hargrove). Forthcoming in P. Chen and C.L. Cooper (Eds.), Wellbeing in the Workplace: From Stress to Happiness, Oxford and New York: Wiley-Blackwell.

The “We” in Wellness: Workplace Health Promotion as a Positive Force for Health in Society

Chapter to appear Winter/Spring (2013)  "The "We" in Wellness: Workplace Health Promotion as a Positive Force for Health in Society" (Joel B. Bennett & Lois E. Tetrick) in the new book (http://www.siop.org/Store/Files/243.pdf)  Using Industrial-Organizational Psychology for the Greater Good Helping Those Who Help Others Edited by Julie B. Olson-Buchanan, Laura L. Koppes Bryan, Lori Foster [...]

Where is the I-O Psychology in Corporate Well-Being?

Where is the I-O Psychology in Corporate Well-Being?  The presence of corporate well–being programs has grown dramatically. Organizational Psychologists have valuable knowledge and skills in developing, delivering, and evaluating well–being programs, but their involvement has been minimal to date. Dr. Bennett will be presenting on a panel will share insights about the well–being industry and [...]

Healthy Leadership: Opportunities for Research, Practice, and Research-to-Practice

Healthy Leadership: Opportunities for Research, Practice, and Research-to-Practice.  Healthy leadership is a core construct within related fields of applied psychology, organizational development and workplace health promotion. Yet, there is a need to bring a more well-designed, research-to-practice, approach that facilitates partnership between researchers and practitioners. While several areas of research have emerged, they have not [...]

Reaching Emerging Adults with Workplace Health Promotion

Reaching Emerging Adults with Workplace Health Promotion: Evidence-Based Adaptations in Three Settings.  This presentation will review (a) the process through which an evidence-based health promotion/risk reduction program was adapted in four different settings that targeted 18-25 year old workers, (b) three related clinical-trials that tested the effectiveness of these interventions as part of a national [...]

TeamUpNow

From 2012 through early 2014, OWLS developed a new on-line social/serious health game and e-learning system, TeamUpNow™. We are now ready to provide early commercial use for workplaces and distribution partners. This new program adapts our evidence-based Team Awareness program for use via social media and the Internet. TeamUpNow™ is an e-learning program and social game that is [...]

Team Resilience now in the DHHS – NREPP

Team Resilience now in the DHHS Registry of Evidence-Based Programs and Practices (NREPP) After a long review process, our “Team Resilience” program has been posted in the DHHS National Registry of Evidence-Based Programs and Practices. You can access the review here. Team Resilience is a class-room training to focuses on strengths in the [...]

OWLS has a New Website!

We are excited to show you our new, updated, and more service-oriented web-site at OWLS. We have now transferred many neat tools from our supply of evidence-based programs directly into e-mail campaigns that you can sign-up for at any time. We have health and well-being resources for individual employees, for wellness champions (we call them [...]

Dallas Fort-Worth Airport

Dallas Fort-Worth Airport. We has also enjoyed being part of the DFW Airport LiveWell program, by designing in-house presentations and intra-net wellness workshops since 2008. The LiveWell program is a health and wellness benefit for employees of the airport and their spouses and includes its own exercise center, walking paths, and--this past year--a yoga room [...]