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March Meeting – Mental Health Awareness in the Workplace

Posted: Mar 11, 2019

Mental Health Awareness in the Workplace

  • Understanding Stress in the Workplace
  • Healthy vs Unhealthy Coping skills for Stress Management
  • Obstacles and Barriers to a healthier workplace including Perception of Events and Communication Styles
  • Relationship between stress at work and conflict at home
  • Ways to improve both Work Life and Home Life

Speaker

Jonathan Fucella received his undergraduate degree at the University of Florida and Masters of Social Work degree at the University of South Florida. Jonathan has worked in the Crisis Unit at Salus Care and in the Emergency Department at Cape Coral Hospital before joining Lee Health’s Behavioral Health Center where he has continued his training in the treatment of various mental health disorders including Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. He is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and a Certified Clinical Trauma Professional who recently completed training in the use of Prolonged Exposure Therapy for the treatment of PTSD. Awareness of the lingering effects of trauma and the invisible wounds of war continues to increase and he is proud to be part of a growing network of providers committed to providing effective clinical treatment to the members of our community.

2018 ASSP Florida Suncoast PDC – November 30

Posted: Nov 02, 2018

1/2 day PDC

“Fall into Safety 2018”

7:30 am to 1 pm

At the Tiburon Golf Club in Naples, FL

Multiple Technical Sessions including Lunch

Our Featured Speakers:

Kelly Bernish, CSP – Global SHE Solutions LLC

Rebecca (Becca) Loiacano, PT – Lee Health Rehabilitation Services

James D. Smith, M.S., CSP – Past 2017-2018 ASSP Society President, Regional Leader-Loss Control/Safety Services

Resgister here.

October Meeting – Active Shooter Training – ALICE

Posted: Oct 11, 2018

Join us for our October Meeting, graciously hosted by the Cape Coral Risk Management Department, as we conduct an interactive program for response to a violent critical incident, often referred to as an active shooter.

Session Description

ALICE is an acronym for Alert, Lockdown, Inform, Counter, Evacuate. The ALICE program is a pro-active, option based plan for civilian response to a Violent Critical Incident. ALICE empowers individuals to utilize human action, building infrastructure, and communication options to increase their chances of survival.

Mr. Loebs is a current employee with the City of Cape Coral as the Safety, Health and Environmental Officer under the Risk Management Department. Mr. Loebs primary job function is to mitigate and prevent injuries and accidents, through trend tracking, education, and root cause analysis. Mr. Loebs has implemented numerous programs saving the City millions of dollars. Mr. Loebs is also a Sergeant First Class in the Army Reserves as an Operations Sergeant for a Sapper Combat Engineer Company. As an Operations Non Commissioned Officer SFC Loebs is responsible for the overall Risk analysis of all Company mission which can range from vehicle movement to jumping out of Blackhawks. SFC Loebs has earned a Bronze Star for the destruction of Chemical Weapons in Iraq along with numerous other awards over his 14-year career. Mr. Loebs has a Bachelor of Science in Emergency Management from the University of Maryland and is current attending Clemson University for a Master’s in Public Administration.

Networking will begin at 11:30, to be followed by lunch, and we will get in to the interactive presentation. Meeting will be held in the Green Room of the Public Works building.

Registration for the October Meeting is available by accessing the Chapter website here.

Please register before 12:00 pm on October 25 to ensure you spot at this event.