Human Resources

Veterans Transition and Self-Identity

  • 10/26/2017
  • 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Merket Alumni Center


  • Current Members of SHRM Chapter #186

Registration is closed

Guest Speaker: Dr. Juan Gonzalez

    Juan M. Gonzalez holds a doctorate in industrial/organizational (I/O) psychology and a master’s degree in public administration. Juan teaches psychology as an assistant professor and oversees the graduate I/O program at the University of the Incarnate Word located in San Antonio, TX. He has been teaching at the college level for nearly twenty years.  

Juan served in the Air Force for ten years before being honorably discharged. Juan’s research focuses on veterans’ transition issues and employment challenges.  He remains active in serving the veteran community and assisting veterans with their transition back to civilian life.

Program Information

The presentation offers a theory explaining veterans’ transition out of the military, the changes this transition has to their self-identity and subsequent employment decisions. The presentation provides insight into the differences between military and civilian life from the perspective of veterans along with offering a model for integrating and retaining veterans in the workplace.

Participants of this program will better understand:
  • The transition process for veterans
  • The identity phases military member and veterans’ experience
  • How HR personnel can help veterans integrate into their workplace 

SHRM Recertification Credit: 1

Lubbock Chapter #186 of the Society for Human Resource Management is recognized by SHRM to offer Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP.

This program is valid for [XX] PDCs for the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP. For more information about certification or recertification, please visit


     HRCI Recertification Credit: 1      

The use of this confirms that this activity has met HR Certification Institute's (HRCI) criteria for recertification pre-approval..

A huge THANK YOU to our program sponsor:

























Lubbock SHRM Chapter #186
PO Box 64183
Lubbock, Texas  79464

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