Improving mental health at work: IMPRESS Stress Management training course rolled out in Riga, Latvia, 7-9 October 2019

IMPRESS project. Under the slogan ‘Excellence & Resilience building through the IMPRESS Self-Assessment Tools’, practitioners from various industries engaged vigorously in an insightful training course held by IMPRESS Project Partners and EFQM Licenses Advisor & Trainer C.-Andreas Dalluege (Picture) and Psychology scientists Erika Spieß & Katharina Pfaffinger. The participants were shown how to boost the mental health of their employees by smoothly implementing the IMPRESS Self-Assessment into European Excellence Models of auto evaluation. 

IMPRESS Stress Management training successfully rolled out in Bilbao, Spain, 30. Sep – 2. October

IMPRESS Project. In Bilbao, Spain, EFQM Licenses Advisor & Trainer C.-Andreas Dalluege and Psychology Professor Dr. Rita Berger from the University of Barcelona led a training for the evaluation and identification of stress factors in the company. The participants from various business sectors learned how to successfully assess personal as well as organizational stress factors at their work and how to implement an excellent stress management process into auto evaluation practices.

IMPRESS presented in the 2nd International Congress of the World Association for Stress Related and Anxiety Disorders

The 2nd International Congress of the World Association for Stress Related and Anxiety Disorders took place from 3rd to 5th of October in Würzburg, Germany. It was organized in conjunction with the Collaborative Research Center SFB TRR 58, Fear, Anxiety, Anxiety Disorders (funded by the DFG) and also focused on stress, anxiety and mental health which are topics of interest in scope of the IMPRESS project.

We presented a poster with the title “Development and test of a new scale for the measurement of digital anxiety” which was based on ideas of the IMPRESS project and built on data which was collected in a Bachelor thesis at LMU. The developed scale can be an approach to assess the subjective level of digital anxiety. Within the poster, we also introduced IMPRESS and its aims and approach in order to disseminate it to the attendees of this conference.

Conference in Tutzing (March 2019)

The conference at the „Evangelische Akademie Tutzing” (Protestant academy Tutzing) from 18thto 20thof March was dedicated to the topic “Blockchained – Digitalisierung und Wirtschaftspolitik (Blockchained – digitalization and economic policy). It was addressed to people with academic background from diverse disciplines (law, economics, sociology, psychology, politics) as well as other people with interest in the topic.

In a presentation with the title “Digitalisierung und Stress in der Arbeitswelt – Erste Ergebnisse aus dem EU-Projekt Impress“ (Digitalization and stress in the world of work – first results from EU-Project Impress) by Erika Spieß, Julia Reif & Katharina Pfaffinger  introduced first results from our IMPRESS project.



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