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Working Couples Caring for Children and Parents: Results of a National Study
Monday, November 1, 2004 - 7:00pm to Monday, November 1, 2004 - 8:30pm
The Psychology Department at Portland State University warmly invites the Portland community and all psychology alumni and students to join us for one or both of two evening events. Two members of the faculty will share the results of how they have creatively applied psychology to two very different arenas.

Working Couples Caring for Children and Parents: Results of a National Study

Date: Monday, November 1, 2004
Time: 7:00 p.m. - 8:30
Location: Smith Memorial Student Union, room 236

Leslie Hammer will share highlights from her national study of dual-earner couples in the sandwiched generation. Information from the national study, conducted over time, will be discussed, as well as implications of combining work and multiple family responsibilities for managers, policy makers, and working families, alike will be reviewed.

Leslie Hammer is Associate Professor of Psychology at Portland State University. She recently concluded a national longitudinal study of dual-earner couples in the sandwiched generation and is currently writing a book based on the study. Dr. Hammer directs a new Occupational Health Psychology graduate training program at PSU. She also serves on the founding editorial board of the Sloan Work, and Family Research Network's On-Line Work and Family Encyclopedia

For more information, contact Sherwin Davidson at 503-725-4854

This lecture is free and open to the community.