Psychosocial Epidemiology

9th – 11th of November 2016
Strand- & Badehotel Marienlyst, Helsingør, Denmark

For:

  • Researchers
  • Postdocs
  • PhD students
  • Research assistants in occupational health psychology, medicine and related disciplines
  • Practitioners

About this course

Occupational health outcomes, such as mental health, work satisfaction, cardiovascular and metabolic disorders are attributed to psychosocial stress at the work place and work life imbalance. In the Nordic countries, compensation claims are increasing rapidly. This development calls for high quality research and evidence based counselling.

Price information

The price of the course consists of the course fee of EUR 500
and the day package of choice.

Day package I

This package includes:

  • conference facilities and technical equipment
  • course material
  • coffees, lunches
  • dinners and the social program on Tuesday.

We strongly encourage you to take part in the social program, as this is a vital part of the NIVA course experience. We believe in the power of networking (between people) and strive to create an inspiring possibility for that through the social program.

The total price of the course is EUR 950 (course fee EUR 500 + day package fee EUR 450).

EUR 450

Day package II

This package includes:

  • conference facilities and technical equipment
  • course material
  • coffees and lunches.

Kindly note that the day package II does not include dinners nor the social program.

The total price of the course is EUR 700 (course fee EUR 500 + day package fee EUR 200).

EUR 200

Accommodation

26th – 28th of October 2020 at Hotel Hanaholmen, Espoo, Finland.

To book a room from the block kindly make the reservation directly to the hotel by email to reception@hanaholmen.fi using the booking code “NIVA” (available until 2.10.2020).

Single The room price for a single standard room is EUR 115/night (including breakfast, morning sauna and access to the pool) and the price for a double room EUR 134/night (including breakfast, morning sauna and access to the pool). room: 128 €/night (including breakfast).

The block reservation will be available until 2nd of October 2020.

EUR 115 – 134 / night

Course objectives

The purpose of this course is to:

  1. Provide the participants with and up-to-date overview of historical roots and overarching concepts in the field of psychosocial epidemiology.
  2. Review the most common models in the field of psychosocial epidemiology such as job strain, effort-reward imbalance, social injustice, social capital and life events.
  3. Discuss appropriate measures of psychosocial stressors, caveats in epidemiological research and upcoming issues such as gene-environment interaction.

General course fee information

The courses and workshops vary in price. Please note that the course fee does not cover meals or accommodation. The course fee and day-package fee are invoiced after the registration deadline. Travel arrangements Please refrain from booking any tickets until we have confirmed the course. The confirmation, which will be sent after the registration deadline, will include detailed information on the payment of the course fee and day-packages, as well as information on accommodation options and practical arrangements. Please note that you are not insured by NIVA.


Subject background

The psychosocial work environment and psychosocial stressors are getting ever more attention in the public and among health professionals. At the same time, an increasing number of somatic and psychiatric diseases and conditions are attributed to psychosocial stressors. This development calls for high quality research and evidence based counselling in this area.

Course leader

Jens Peter Bonde

Jens Peter Bonde

  • Professor, Bispebjerg Hospital and University of Copenhagen, DK

Course lecturers

Birgit Aust

Birgit Aust

Esben Agerbo

Henrik Kolstad

  • Professor, MD, PhD, Aarhus University, DK

Jakob Bjørner

Jiong Li

Matias Grynderup

Naja Hulvej Rod

Naja Hulvej Rod

Reiner Rugulies

Reiner Rugulies

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