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OCW Presents: The Role of Love in a Psychologically Healthy Workplace
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When: 5/3/2015
2--5 PM
Where: Fordham University Lincoln Center
113 West 60th Street
Atrium, 2nd Floor
New York, New York  10023
United States
Presenter: Dorothy Marcic, PhD
Contact: NYSPA Central Office

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Presented by NYSPA's Division of Organizational, Consulting & Work Psychology (OCW)
Co-sponsored by the Fordham Center for Nonprofit Leaders & the Fordham Graduate School of Social Service

Dedicated to the Memory of Past OCW President Richard Wexler, PhD

Keynote Speaker: Dorothy Marcic, PhD

Discussants: Ira Richman, PhD, Psychologist/Corporate Consultant; Chris Allen, PhD, Psychologist/Executive Coach; Harold Takoosian, PhD, Psychology Professor/Management Consultant; Elaine Congress, DSW, Associate Dean of the Fordham Graduate School of Social Service; Sharon Brennan, PhD, OCW President, Moderator; special thanks to Ryan Ewers, MA, Former Organizational Psychology Intern of Dr. Richard Wexler, for his conference planning.

Dr. Marcic is on the Columbia University Faculty; author of "Managing with the Wisdom of Love," "Understanding Management," and "RESPECT: Women and Popular Music." Dr, Marcic is also a playwright, she founded "Problem Solving Musical" management & leadership development programs. In  "Love Lift Me Higher, " she offers stories, exercises and worksheets on different aspects of love and other virtues that are critical for successful individual and interpersonal change.

For organizations to grow and sustain in a rapidly changing, diverse world, psychologically healthy workplaces are critically important.  Over the last decade, interest in high performing teams, trust building, culture change, and person-environment fit has grown.  Concomitantly, a significant increase in incidences of workplace bullying, violence, and burnout have been found to correlate with an imbalanced focus on organizational profits, structures, and bureaucracy.  When these experiences take precedence over the ways people are socialized, managed, and developed, organizations can be faced with difficult challenges.

The New York State Psychological Association Division of Organization, Consulting and Work Psychology (OCW) believes it can play an integral role developing psychologically healthy workplaces by including psychologists in these conversations. Together, we can share experiences, best practices, and co-created solutions. OCW has focused on negative outcomes of psychologically unhealthy workplaces. In 2015, we are proceeding not only with discussion of negative workplace symptoms, but also with how we must think and act within our organizations and on their behalf to make them healthier organizations.

Light refreshments will be served.

Online registration has closed.  There will be onsite registration.

Registration Fees: 
$25 OCW Division Members
$40 NYSPA Members
$60 Others
$15 Students (with valid ID)

Register online above, or call NYSPA at 1-518-437-1040.

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