We hope you can join us for our next scheduled program which will take place on Thursday, October 18th. Remember GLCC SHRM does not hold a chapter meeting in the month of September due to the Ohio SHRM Conference.

TOPIC: Using Stress to Your Advantageā„¢
In order to effectively manage the adverse effects of pressure and stress we must first identify how these stressors threaten our resources to master the challenge. Using Stress to Your Advantage will provide insight and appropriate skills and strategies that can be INSTANTLY deployed on a consistent basis to enhance your health, relationships and effectiveness on the job.

When: Thursday, November 15, 2018
Where: Spitzer Center, Room 117 (1st floor), Lorain County Community College in Elyria
Time: 11:30-1:00 pm (11:30 am networking, 11:45 am lunch begins / Speaker begins at 12pm)
RSVP: https://glcc.mightevent.com/events/event-Results.cfm
Cost: $20 members/$25 guests  

This program is pending approval for 1.0 SHRM Credit & 1.0 HRCI Credit

Presenter: Dr. Joel R. Gecht, President and CEO, IMPACT Solutions
Dr. Gecht is a psychologist specializing in the design and implementation of customized behavioral healthcare and related services for colleges, universities, and corporations. Dr. Gecht has been instrumental in the development of the firm's cutting-edge higher education support offerings; the IMPACT Employee Assistance and Work/Life Program; Personalized Medical GuidanceĀ®TM(PMG) - designed to help contain overall healthcare costs; the Using Stress To Your AdvantageTM stress management program; and the Shifting GearsTM transition management series. He has also created innovative executive selection and on boarding support initiatives, and offers specialized Leadership assessment, coaching and counseling assistance. Dr. Gecht has served as a consultant to hundreds of organizations throughout the United States, including colleges, universities, NASA, major banks, medical centers, educational systems, and Fortune 500 companies.

Dr. Gecht routinely works with top-level executives providing consultation, coaching, counseling, and strategic planning assistance. In his clinical practice, Dr. Gecht treats stress, depression, anxiety, and relationship problems. He is certified in marriage and family therapy and is skilled in hypnosis, psychodiagnostic assessment, testing and sports psychology.

Dr. Gecht frequently serves as a featured speaker before professional, business, and community groups on a variety of subjects and appears often as a background expert for television, radio, and print news media. He served as staff psychologist for over seven years on WEWS-TV (ABC in Cleveland), during which time he appeared in more than 150 television programs. Dr. Gecht has also been featured on national radio and television programs.

Dr. Gecht received his B.A. degree from Queens College, of the City University of New York, his M.S. degree from the City College of New York, and his Ph.D. from Florida State University. Dr. Gecht is a Diplomat of the American Board of Psychological Specialties in Psychological Assessment, Evaluation and Testing