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Date:3/2/2009

at the expense of employee well-being or the organization's long-term success," says David Ballard, PsyD, MBA, APA's assistant executive director for corporate relations and business strategy.

"The five award winners have implemented a comprehensive set of programs and policies designed to optimize outcomes for both employee and employer," adds Dr. Ballard. "Their efforts demonstrate that any type of organization, large or small, has the power and the responsibility to create a psychologically healthy workplace."

Winners also report positive outcomes from their workplace practices for employers and employees alike. Teledyne Brown Engineering's wellness program has led to a 34 percent reduction in absenteeism and employees who participate in the program use a third fewer sick days than those who do not. WorldatWork's healthy, supportive and flexible work environment has helped employees decrease body mass, cholesterol, blood pressure and glucose. Replacements, Ltd. reports an average tenure of longer than eight years and on employee surveys, 93 percent said they feel their jobs are important to the company and 91 percent report that they care about the organization. At Sandia Preparatory School, low rates of absenteeism result in direct cost savings, as substitute teachers are not needed as often and few employees use all of their available sick time. At W R Systems, the company's psychologically healthy workplace programs contribute to a low accident and injury rate and strong employee retention.

Psychologically healthy workplace practices fall into five categories: employee involvement; health and safety; employee growth and development; work-life balance; and employee recognition. Employee participation in decision making, skills training and leadership development, flexible work arrangements, and programs promoting healthy lifestyle and behavior choices are just a few of the programs and policies that contribu
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