Thursday, March 23, 2017 from 8:00 AM to 10:30 AM EDT
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C.F. Martin & Company Guitar Factory 
510 Sycamore Street
Nazareth, PA 18064

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Wendy Manarino 

LVBCH Employer Forum - 3/23/17

"Employee Stress: Their Struggle, Your Risk" 

You are invited to an educational event titled "Employee Stress: Their Struggle, Your Risk" co-sponsored by the Lehigh Valley Business Coalition on Healthcare (LVBCH) and Integrated Behavioral Health (IBH).  The event will be held at the C.F. Martin & Company guitar factory in Nazareth, PA.  Additional information about the event as well as a list of learning objectives is presented below.

Bring your colleagues and join us for an educational event you won't want to miss!

Please RSVP by Friday, March 17, 2017

Learning Objectives 

  • Understand the employee psychosocial, mental health and substance abuse (PS/MH/SA) conditions that are lurking under the surface on the jobsite including the negative health and workplace performance consequences of unmanaged stress.
  • Learn financial losses and business risks associated with ignoring PS/MH/SA conditions. 
  • Identify and implement valuable, cost-effective resources that help employees lead productive lives and squash the impact of PS/MH/SA conditions.
  • Learn how to transform a performance-debilitating stress-response into a performance-enhancing stress practice.
  • Promote resilience in the workplace – finding and developing resilient employees.
  • Learn the personal and workplace value of a ‘stress as enhancing’ mindset.

Program Schedule

  8:00 am   Registration, Continental Breakfast & Networking
  8:30 am   Welcome & Introductions
  8:35 am   Prevalence, Impact of PS/MH/SA Conditions by Joe Bosche
  9:00 am   Developing and Managing Productive Employees by Dr. Eric Gustafson
  9:15 am   Question & Answer Session
  9:30 am   Resilience Training by Dr. Eric Gustafson      

10:30 am   Closing Remarks & Adjournment

Featured Speakers

Eric Gustafson, Psy.D.
SVP Clinical Quality Management
Integrated Behavioral Health

email: egustafson@ibhcorp.com
Phone: 800-395-1616

Dr. Eric Gustafson is an organizational consultant, workplace effectiveness trainer, and Senior VP of Clinical Quality for employee assistance and behavioral health programs at Integrated Behavioral Health.  In the behavioral health field for over 30 years, Eric consults and trains client organizational leaders in workplace performance and motivation, leadership team effectiveness, drug-free workplace programs, critical incident recovery, and resilience skill development initiatives.  Eric directs the IBH LivingSmart Resilience Coaching program, an individualized stress response skills training for employees.  LivingSmart has demonstrated significant outcome and productivity results for employers.

Joe Bosche
SVP Business Development
Integrated Behavioral Health

email: joe.bosche@ibhcorp.com
Phone: 717-503-9323

Joe is a health insurance industry strategist with over 20 years’ experience and is the Senior VP of Business Development for IBH.  A majority of his professional life has been consulting self-insured clients though the development and implementation of wellness and utilization programs to improve plan performance. For the last four years, he has developed multiple cost models to illustrate the true impacts of stress, behavioral health and chemical dependency on claims liability and workplace productivity.  His unique marketing strategy includes the promotion of IBH’s clinical model for stress management and behavioral health condition recovery as a means to controlling the costs of comorbid physical disease states.

Registration Information

  • This event is for LVBCH EMPLOYER members only.
  • Cost to attend is FREE.
  • Registration Deadline: Friday, March 17, 2017
  • Space is limited; you must register to attend this event. 
  • Registrations will NOT be accepted at the door.

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