PRE-CONFERENCE WEDNESDAY1 NOVEMBER 2017 (09:00 - 17:00)
Challenges when designing SSWH intervention studies
EUPHA Section on Social security, work and health
09:00 Welcome and introduction
Gunnel Hensing, President of the EUPHA Section of Social Security, Work & Health
09:30 Intervention studies in the Primary Health Care: What can the field of SSWH learn regarding study design?
Simon Gilbody, Professor, PhD, University of York, UK
10:30 Coffee/tea break with group discussions on intervention study designs
11:30 Interventions to reduce sickness absence with common mental disorders in Primary Health Care Centers
Cecilia Björkelund, Professor, PhD, University of Gothenburg, Sweden
12:00 Long-term effects on work participation of work-focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and individual job support
Simon Øverland, Professor, PhD, University of Bergen, Norway
13:30 Trouble-shooting seminar: Bring your own questions and experiences on challenges in intervention study designs! Learn from fellow participants in thematic discussion groups facilitated by members of the SSWH steering committee
14:30 Bring home a short-list of valuable recommendations for the SSWH field
15:00 Coffee/tea break
15:30 The natural experiment in social security, work and health research – an under-used study design?
16:15 Bring home a short-list of relevant natural experiments for the field of SSWH
17:00 End of afternoon programme
18:00 Joint pre-conference dinner and continued discussions
The registration fee is € 140 which includes networking lunch and refreshments. The fee does not include the pre-conference dinner. Registered delegates will be informed about the dinner location by email later on.