2020 WHEN Annual Meeting 
September 22, 2020 | 9 a.m.–3:15 p.m.
The Glass More Than Half Full: 
Advancing Proven Protective Factors for Healthy Living
Marriott Madison West Hotel 

Learning objectives, participants will:

  • Summarize key findings from health psychology on the protective factors of mindfulness, sleep and social connection
  • Challenge contemporary cultural barriers to living mindfully
  • Identify several practices to help develop the habit of mindfulness
  • Appreciate the opportunities for, and challenges to, incorporating proven protective factors into routine clinical and health promotional practice
  • Recognize screening tools available for clinicians and others for evaluating risk factors for individuals across the age spectrum
  • Implement protective factors for patients, communities and ourselves
  • Explore the intersection of risk factors with protective factors—and the impact understanding and investing in protective factors can have on known risk factors
  • Discuss the public health system's collective capacity and role in promoting protective factors and assuring all people can be healthy
  • Discover the commitment of servant leaders to the common good
  • Relate to the characteristics and benefits of a healthy and hopeful community
  • Identify practical examples of servant-led organizations and communities in promoting the health and well-being of their community members
  • Network with colleagues and new contacts throughout the 34th Annual Meeting
  • Recognize those receiving the 2020 Barbara A. Lange Memorial Award



For questions about the program: Gary D. Gilmore, M.P.H., Ph.D., MCHES, 608.785.8163 or ggilmore@uwlax.edu.

For questions regarding registration: Extended Learning, 608.785.6500 or toll-free 1.866.895.9233 or ex@uwlax.edu.