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Dedicated to the Development and Dissemination of Bowen Theory

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Dedicated to the Development and Dissemination of Bowen Theory

    Facts and Beliefs About Leadership

    Facts and Beliefs About Leadership

    Speaker: John J. Engels President, Leadership Coaching Inc., Rochester, New York Beliefs about leadership govern every leader’s decisions and behavior. Some beliefs about leadership are closely aligned with reality. Others — including many widely accepted as “true” — are influenced more by emotional process and the imagination. This presentation will help leaders distinguish reality-based from […]

    The Parental Brain: Transformations and Adaptations

    The Parental Brain: Transformations and Adaptations

    Speaker: Kelly Lambert, PhD Professor and Chair, Department of Psychology, Randolph Macon College, Ashland, VA The transformation that accompanies the onset of motherhood and fatherhood in mammals is remarkable. Based on research with rodent and primate models, Dr. Lambert will discuss the neurobiological and behavioral aspects of these transformations. Her findings suggest that the transition […]

    Systems Thinking and Leadership

    Systems Thinking and Leadership

    Speaker: Daniel V. Papero, PhD, LCSW Faculty Member at the Bowen Center for the Study of the Family, Washington, DC Like families, organizations have an emotional side to them that is predictable. In today’s anxious world, filled with stressed people and anxious organizations, systems ideas can help a leader understand the terrain of leadership, the […]

    The Brain, Food and the Family

    The Brain, Food and the Family

    Speaker: Sam Pappas, MD Private Practice, Tysons Corner, VA The Mediterranean diet has received wide acclaim for the many positive health effects it exerts. Adherence to this traditional diet has been shown to reduce the risk of cognitive impairment, dementia and neurodegenerative diseases overall. This talk will explore the multiple benefits a Mediterranean diet and […]

    A Physician’s Response to Climate Change

    A Physician’s Response to Climate Change

    Speaker: Dr. Mona Sarfaty, MD, MPH, FAAFP Executive Director, Medical Society Consortium on Climate and Health, Center for Climate Change Communication, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA A family medicine physician and public health doctor who has engaged in teaching, research and advocacy for over 30 years, Dr. Sarfaty will describe her research using this background […]

    Goal Direction and Family Functioning

    Goal Direction and Family Functioning

    How much energy and attention does a family require of its members to sustain stability? How much room does the family allow for its members to pursue their individual interests and directions over time? This presentation explores variation in goal direction and its impact on the functioning of the nuclear family by examining the findings […]

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