||Overview of the Conference
→ In 2007, the Research Institute for Psychology & Health, coordenated by Prof. Wilmar Schaufeli from the Utrecht University in the Netherlands, organized a seminar where students, practitioners, and researchers from different parts of Europe and South Africa exchanged research interests and ideas that are currently at the forefront of Positive Occupational Health Psychology.
→ In 2008 the second edition was hosted by the WoNT Research Team at the University Jaume I in Valencia. This team is coordenated by Prof. Marisa Salonova.
→ In 2009 the third edition took place in Trondheim, Norway, and it was the result of the synergy of a team from different institutions.
→ In 2010 it is our intention to promote the fourth edition of this important event that has gained ground in the formation of doctoral and master candidates.
→ To provide an overview of the emerging field of positive occupational health psychology.
→ To outline the theoretical frameworks underlying processes and empirical findings related to the area.
→ To discuss recent theoretical and empirical advances in the field.
→ To discuss research methods, measurement issues, and practical implications of positive occupational health psychology.
→ To provide an opportunity for learning, creating important research connections, and networking.
→ To discuss the research of the participants in a personalized way.
→ Work engagement
→ Positive interventions at work
→ Healthy and resilient organizations
→ The Conservation of Resources theory (COR)
→ The Job Demands-Resources theory (JD-R)
→ Critical views on the development of positive psychology
→ Occupational Health Psychology methodological research
Discussion will focus on research methods, measurement issues, and practical implications of positive occupational health psychology.
Keynote speakers will be first in their research presentations and will supervise participants in a group workshop. Workshops aim to discuss recent theoretical and empirical advances in the field as well as participantsí posters.
Participants are invited to present their research and/or their research ideas in a poster format. These interactive sessions will strongly rely on the active input from participants and the teaching staff. Therefore, we encourage all participants to prepare a poster presentation for the seminar in order to enhance networking.
The organizing committee would like that this seminar work as a oportunity to authors to publish their work. In this regard, we invite authors to submit the full paper of their work. The papers will be submitted to a peer-revision and will be published in actas formate or in a specific number of a thematic review of the specialty.