Creating Practice Wellness Cultures
July 23rd, 2012

Wellness holds great promise for each of us. Unfortunately, unsupportive cultures frequently undermine positive practices and our efforts to adopt healthier lifestyles.

Join Dr. Judd Allen for a review of the importance of having a wellness culture. He will also defines culture and explore the impact of five cultural dimensions: shared values, norms, peer support, cultural touch points and the overall social climate.

Dr. Allen is President of the Human Resources Institute, LLC, a research, publishing and consulting firm that focuses on the creation of supportive cultural environments. He earned his Ph.D. in Community Psychology from New York University. Dr. Allen serves on the editorial board of the American Journal of Health Promotion and is a member of the Board of Directors of the National Wellness Institute. Dr. Allen has assisted several hundred government, business, and community settings to bring about lasting and positive culture change. He has authored more than 50 books, journal articles, training manuals and software titles. His most recent books are Kitchen Table Talks for Wellness, Bringing Wellness Home, A Family Guide to Wellness, Wellness Leadership and Healthy Habits, Helpful Friends.

All attendees will receive a complimentary copy of Dr. Allen’s book, Wellness Leadership.

This session will begin at 12:30 and will last approximately 30-35 minutes. For more information, please contact Jason Horay, Jason.Horay@MMICNC.com