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 and serves on the editorial board of the American Journal of Health Promotion. Dr. Allen supports over 200 health and wellness professionals in their Wellness Culture Coaching work. He also directs the Healthy Culture Research and Education Foundation.
Dr. Allen has assisted several hundred government, business and community settings to bring about lasting and positive culture change. Dr. Allen has served as on the Board of Directors of the National Wellness Institute, as a Senior Research Analyst at Memorial Sloan – Kettering Cancer Center and on the Vermont Governor’s Council for Physical Fitness and Sports. Dr. Allen has authored more than 50 books, journal articles, training manuals and software titles. His most recent books are 103 Challenges for Manager-Led Wellness, Leading for Purpose, Culture Change Planner, The Social Climate Toolkit, The Cultural Analysis Toolkit, A Family Guide to Wellness, Kitchen Table Talks for Wellness, Bringing Wellness Home, Wellness Leadership and Healthy Habits, Helpful Friends. Further information about Judd’s work is available at www.healthyculture.com. An abridged PDF version of Kitchen Table Talks for Wellness will be provided to all attendees.
Judd has completed more than 30 New York City Marathons, multiple Ironman distance triathlons and long distance cross-country ski races. He lives in Burlington, Vermont.
Worksite Wellness Breakout 3:
“Reaching Home: How to Engage Employees in Creating a Healthy Household Culture”
Household cultures have the potential to play an important role in increasing the efficacy and reach of your health promotion programs. The home environment shapes behavior. Housemates are frequently covered by employer health plans, and their health affects your employees’ health and productivity. This presentation focuses on empowering employees to champion wellness at home. We’ll examine how employees can foster a shared vision for household wellness, adjust cultural influences such as traditions and rewards, mobilize peer support for lifestyle improvement and use healthy activities to strengthen relationships.
Read Judd’s Elevate magazine article!