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OCW Division Conference on Leadership
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When: 09/14/2014
1-5 PM
Where: Adelphi University - Manhattan Center
75 Varick Street
Room 260-261
New York, New York  10013
United States
Contact: Dr. Jean Lau Chin

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Organization, Consulting and Work Psychology (OCW) Division Conference on Leadership

Co-sponsored by the following NYSPA divisions and regions:
Academic Division
Clinical Division
Division of Culture, Race & Ethnicity (DCRE)
Division of Psychoanalysis
Division of Social Issues (DOSI)
Division of Women's Issues (DOWI)
Manhattan Psychological Association
(others may be added)

Leadership today is more important than ever with 21st Century’s rapid changes and challenges in the way we work, do business, and function in organizational settings. Leadership models need to be less ethnocentric, non-sexist, and more diverse, yet leadership research seldom incorporates diversity.

This conference helps to prepare leaders for change, diversity, and skills to be relevant and effective now and into the future.

1 PM
Registration, Lunch (included), and Networking (Bring cards.)

1:45 PM
Diversity and Leadership - Jean Lau Chin, EdD, ABPP; Co-President, OCW;
Professor, Adelphi University. Dr. Chin will talk about her new book, Diversity and Leadership, offering new insights on social identities, diverse leadership styles, and lived experiences for effective leadership in a growing diverse and global society. Acquire leadership strategies to address dilemmas and challenges of difference and inclusion and rapid social change.

2:45 PM
Break and Book Signing

3:00 PM
Feminist Challenges of Leadership - Maureen O'Connor, JD, PhD; Professor of Psychology, John Jay College; Executive Officer, Doctoral Program in Psychology, Graduate Center, City University of New York. Dr. O’Connor will discuss feminist challenges of leadership in higher education. She will receive NYSPA’s Division of Women’s Issues highest honor, the Margaret Floy Washburn Award at this conference.

4:00 PM
Workplace Bullying: An Issue for Leaders – Sharon Brennan, PhD, Psychologist & Psychoanalyst; Past-President, OCW; Fellow, US Academy of Workplace Bullying. Dr. Brennan will address the discrepancy between organizational mission statements of humanitarian ideals and values and workplace bullying research with a contradictory pattern of values. To counteract bullying, leaders must protect targets and set a comfortable milieu.

4:20 PM
Forum on Leadership Styles, Questions/Answers, and Wrap-Up

$30 for OCW and co-sponsoring division members, Early Career Psychologists and Adelphi faculty
$40 all others (check box below if you are interested in free 2014 OCW membership if eligible)

Continuing Education (2 CE Credits have been approved):
$10 NYSPA Members
$20 non-members.

Adelphi University is easily accessible by bus, subway, car. Click here for directions

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