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Pre-Congress Workshops

30th August 2022

First Session:
9:00 am
12:00 am

Emotional Intelligence in Education
Tabassum Rashid – Antonella D’Amico

S. ANTONIO ABATE

Emotional Intelligence in Workplace
Jochen Menges

SALA MAGNA

Emotional Intelligence in Clinical settings
John Pellitteri

SALA CAPRIATE

Second Session:
1:00 pm
4:00 pm

The assessment of Emotional Intelligence
Isabel Mikulic – Vladimir Takšić

SALA MAGNA

Emotional Intelligence in Health System
Chris Skinner

SALA CAPRIATE

Emotional Intelligence in Education

Antonella D'Amico

Department  of Psychology, Educational Science and Human Movement – University of Palermo, Italy.
antonella.damico@unipa.it

She is member and component of the board of Directors of the International Society for Emotional Intelligence since 2015.

Her general interests of research focus on Learning and Emotions and she realized many publications in the areas of emotional intelligence, learning disabilities and new technologies for learning. She recently developed the concept of meta-emotional intelligence, a new framework for studying the beliefs about emotional intelligence and the discrepancies between self-perceived and ability EI; she also realized psychometric tools and training program in the meta-emotional Intelligence framework.

She is co-founder and Scientific Director of the International Center MetaINTELLIGENZE ONLUS, a psychological and educational association aimed at promoting learning and emotional intelligence in children, adolescents, and adults.

She is also co-founder and Scientific Director of the International Center MetaINTELLIGENZE ONLUS (www.metaintelligenze.it) a psychological and educational association aimed at promoting wellbeing and multiple intelligences in children, adolescents and adults with learning disabilities or psychological illness.

Tabassum Rashid

Department of Psychology, Effat University, Saudi Arabia

tabseffatuni@gmail.com

A seasoned academic with decades of teaching and research experience in South Asia, Middle East, and the USA, Dr. Tabassum Rashid is currently an Associate Professor and Chair of Department of Psychology at Effat University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. She was awarded a gold medal for academic accomplishments at the graduate level, the excellence in teaching award and Queen Effat community services award.

Dr. Rashid is serving on the board of directors of the International Society for Emotional Intelligence (ISEI), and also as Regional Director of Saudi Arabia. She has worked on international research projects on construction and cross-cultural validation of EI instruments; chaired conference scientific sessions; presented invited lectures and interactive workshops; and conference research papers in prestigious international conferences globally. Her research interests are in cross cultural validation of psychological measurements, emotional intelligence and personality factors.

Emotional Intelligence in Workplace

Jochen Menges

University of Zurich, Switzerland and Cambridge University, United Kingdom.
j.menges@jbs.cam.ac.uk

Jochen Menges holds the Chair of Human Resource Management and Leadership at the Department of Business Administration and directs the Center for Leadership in the Future of Work at the University of Zurich in Switzerland.  He is also a research faculty member of the Organizational Behaviour group at Judge Business School at the University of Cambridge in the UK. His research focuses on the role of leadership, emotions, and motivation in organizational life. Jochen has published in academic journals such as the Academy of Management Journal, Organization Science, the Journal of Applied Psychology, and the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, as well as in managerial outlets such as Harvard Business Review. He is an associate editor of the Academy of Management Discoveries and co-edits the upcoming Special Research Forum on The Human Side of the Future of Work. As the co-founder of the Global HR Valley, which was launched at the World Economic Forum in Davos in 2020, he builds a platform together with prominent businesses to prepare leaders and organizations for a changing world of work. His vision is to transform businesses into emotionally intelligent organizations that elevate employees to feel and do their best at work.

The assessment of Emotional Intelligence

Isabel Maria Mikulic

University of Buenos Aires, Argentina.
immikulic@gmail.com>

Isabel Maria Mikulic, PhD, is a Full Professor of Psychological Assessment at the University of Buenos Aires. She is Member of the ISEI Board of Directors since its foundation and organized the 5th International Congress of Emotional Intelligence in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Her research interests are in psychological test development and validation, in emotional intelligence and quality of life, and in assessment in different contexts including poverty. She is currently leading a project financed by the Social Applied Psychology Observatory (University of Buenos Aires) on Latin American Perceived Quality of Life, Emotions, Beliefs and Satisfaction with Life.
She conducts the first Ibero-American Master in Assessment, Measurement and Evaluation at the University of Buenos Aires where she is Head of the Postgraduate Studies Department and Member of the Doctorate Commission.  She has published almost 100 articles, books, and psychological tests related to quality of life, emotional intelligence, resilience and social and emotional competences.

Vladimir Takšić

University of Rijeka, Croatia
vtaksic@ffri.uniri.hr

Professor emeritus at University of Rijeka, Croatia lecturing at doctoral studies. As a visiting professor he has lectured at several Universities in Europe South America and Asia. Nine years spent in position of Vice Dean for Science and International Collaboration at the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences.

Cofounder and now in position of Secretary in International Society on Emotional Intelligence (ISEI).  Got PhD in the filed of emotional intelligence (EI) and competence and today works on construction and validation of EI instruments. His EI instruments are translated and use in more than 30 countries all around the World. In 2011. he organized 3rd International Congress in Emotional Intelligence in Croatia.

Emotional Intelligence in Clinical settings

John Pellitteri

Queens College-City University of New York, USA
john.pellitteri@gmail.com

John Pellitteri, Ph.D. is the president and co-founder of the International Society for Emotional Intelligence (ISEI).  He has published several research studies on EI as it relates to adaptive personality, education, counseling and creative arts.  He is the author of Emotional Processes in Music Therapy (Barcelona, 2009) and co-editor for the books: Emotionally Intelligent School Counseling (Erlbaum, 2006) and Eastern European Perspectives on Emotional Intelligence (Routledge, 2021)   John has made presentations and certification workshops in numerous countries.  He is a professor of mental health and school counseling at Queens College-City University of New York, a certified MSCEIT trainer and a licensed psychologist/ psychotherapist in New York. 

Emotional Intelligence in Health System

Chris Skinner

Medical School, Western Australia
chris.skinner@nd.edu.au

Chris Skinner is an Associate Professor and Chair Professional and Personal Development at the Medical School, Western Australia, Notre Dame University. He has extensive qualifications in the fields of education, psychology, and health management. His doctorate examined the relationship between empathy and health leadership effectiveness.

 Chris has worked in a wide range of educational and health positions, clinical, educational and managerial capacities. Chris has worked extensively at the national and international levels with seminars and workshops being conducted in New South Wales, Tasmania, Canada, Malaysia, Indonesia and the United Kingdom.

 Chris became a Fellow Association Medical Education in Europe (AMEE) in 2017, and is currently Regional Director Australia, International Society of Emotional Intelligence (ISEI).  His main research and applied interests are in the link between emotional intelligence and health leadership behaviour and effectiveness, the transition of individuals in the health work context and the evaluation and impact of management development programmes.