Stress workshops planned

The American Psychological Association, the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) and the School of Business, Queen’s University, Toronto, will hold their fifth interdisciplinary conference on occupational stress and health on March 20-22, 2003 at the Sheraton Hotel in Toronto. The conclave will be called "Work, Stress and Health: New Challenges in a Changing Workplace." The conference will include interactive presentations, papers, symposia, and workshops on new research findings, policy and prevention/intervention programs, and will address these major themes:

  • New Work Contracts
  • Organizational Policies and Work Redesign
  • Hours of Work
  • Psychosocial Factors and Health
  • Work, Family, and Community
  • Physical Safety at Work
  • Flexible Work Processes
  • Advances in Research Methodologies
  • Bridging from Research to Practice
  • Best Practices
  • Special Populations in the Work force
  • Prevention and Intervention
  • Disability and Disability Management
  • Mass Disaster and Terrorism
  • Legal Issues
  • Training in Occupational Health Psychology

For information about registration, contact: Wesley B. Baker, Conference Coordinator, American Psychological Association, 750 First St. N.E., Washington, DC 20002-4242. Telephone: (202) 336-6033. Fax: (202) 336-6117. E-mail: wbaker@apa.org.