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  • Title: EAPA
    Descriptive info: .. Employee Assistance Professionals Association.. Home.. About Us.. What is an EAP.. Resources.. Providers.. Events.. Training.. News.. Certified Employee Assistance Professional.. International.. Standards.. Join Now.. Contact us.. Web Advertising.. EAPA.. Welcome to the official website of the Employee Assistance Professionals Association of Ireland, EAPA Ireland.. EAPA Ireland is a professional body which promotes the highest  ...   professional identification for all people working in the field of EAPs and stimulates growth and research in the area of employe assistance.. EAPA Ireland's members include internal and external providers, purchasers, counsellors and consultants.. LATEST.. NEWS.. The EAPA committee 2010 - 2012.. News and Information.. Copyright 2010.. | Web Design By.. Enhance.. ie.. Disclaimer.. |..

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  • Title: About Us EAP
    Descriptive info: Executive Committee 2012 - 2013.. Vision.. About Us.. The Employee Assistance Professionals Association.. (EAPA Ireland).. is the professional body that represents the interests of professionals concerned with employee assistance, psychological health and well being in Ireland.. Amongst its members are purchasers, providers, counsellors, consultants, trainers and other related specialists with an accumulated wealth of experience.. EAPA Ireland is part of EAPA International, which has over seven thousand members in more than thirty countries worldwide.. EAPA Ireland exists to:.. Provide leadership in promoting and developing EAPs in Ireland.. Set national standards of practice and professional guidelines for EAPs.. Provide support and stimulation for the professional development of its members.. The benefits of belonging to EAPA include:.. Professional Recognition.. Regular meetings and seminars.. Free publications.. Networking opportunities with fellow professionals.. Information on competitive and market trends.. Professional development and qualification.. Links  ...   administration, law, finance, information, occupational health, family specialists and so on.. ).. External and internal providers of EAP services.. Organisations who use, or are considering using, EAP services.. Universities, colleges and other learning institutions having a teaching or research interest in human resource management or occupational psychology.. Government and non-government organisations involved in the development of legislation, guidelines, codes of practice etc.. regarding people in the workplace.. Organisations specialising in subjects such as alcohol or drug abuse, health advisory services, financial and legal advice and helpline services that are relevant to the workplace.. How can I join EAPA Ireland?.. A printable membership application form is linked to this site (see "Join Now" button).. If you have any queries regarding membership matters please contact the membership sercretary or administrator (details on the Executive Committee page) or email us at.. info@eapaireland..

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  • Title: What is an EAP
    Descriptive info: More About Us.. F.. A.. Q.. What is an EAP.. What is Employee Assistance?.. Employee Assistance is the work organisation's resource that utilises specific core technologies to enhance employee and workplace effectiveness through prevention, identification, and resolution of personal and productivity issues.. What is an employee assistance programme (EAP)?.. An employee assistance programme (EAP) is a worksite-based program designed to assist (1) work organisations in addressing productivity issues and (2) "employee clients" in identifying and resolving personal concerns, including, but not limited to, health, marital, family, financial, alcohol, drug, legal, emotional, stress, or other personal issues that may affect job performance.. EAP Core Technology.. The employee assistance programme Core Technology (EAP Core Technology) represents the essential components of the employee assistance profession.. These components combine to create a unique approach to addressing work organisation productivity issues and "employee client" personal concerns affecting job performance and ability to perform on the job.. The EAP Core Technology consists of the following:.. (1) Consultation with, training of, and assistance to, work organisation leadership (managers, supervisors, and union stewards) seeking to manage the troubled employee, enhance the work environment, and improve employee job performance, and outreach to, and education of, employees and their family members about availability of EAP services;.. (2) Confidential and timely problem identification/assessment services for employee clients with personal concerns that may affect job performance;.. (3) Use of constructive confrontation, motivation, and short-term intervention with employee clients to address problems that affect job performance;.. (4) Referral of employee clients for diagnosis, treatment, and assistance, plus case monitoring and follow-up services;.. (5) Consultation to work organisations in establishing and maintaining effective relations with treatment and other service providers and in managing provider contracts;.. (6) Consultation to work organisations to encourage availability of, and employee access to, health benefits covering medical and behavioural problems, including but not limited to alcoholism, drug abuse, and mental health and emotional disorders; and..  ...   information.. External Model.. External EAP services are provided by an outside service provider on a contractual basis.. External EAP services usually provide training, education and promotion during the launch of the service to encourage the use of the EAP service.. The service would provide mental health support confidentially to employees.. Direct line assess is essential allowing employee to make contact with the EAP directly, ensuring confidentiality.. External services provide counselling, information, and support delivered by mental health professionals, usually based off site of the organisation.. Internal/External Combination Model.. There may be an Internal Provider, with external professionals carrying out some of the functions on a contractual basis.. Consortium Model.. Several small employers join together to establish a shared EAP or jointly contract with an external provider.. How do I know which to choose?.. A service delivery model is chosen which best reflects organisational and employee needs.. Factors to be considered include size and diversity of client population, number and location of sites, budget and existing internal resources.. All EAPs, while having common core elements, should be tailored to meed the needs of the particular organisation using the EAP.. Determining the needs of the company or organisation is very important, as it will inform the programme planning and development and the choice of EAP model.. Before an EAP is introduced there needs to be a clear analysis of the EAP aims and objectives; the way the EAP should be designed to meet those objectives; and how the objectives will be monitored.. Professional guidance on the type of model which best suites any organisation is available from EAPA Irl, and independent EAP professionals.. Do your own research - find out from companies with EAPs how their particular model works for them.. Please also refer to the Ireland Standards of Practice and Professional Guidelines available in the members area.. Click here.. for a list of providers registered with EAPA Irl..

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  • Title: Resources
    Descriptive info: Resources.. Please find below a number of resources under the main categories and classifications.. Addictions.. Alcoholics Anonymous.. 109 South Circular Rd.. , Leonards Corner, Dublin 8.. Tel: 01 4538998.. Narcotics Anonymous.. 4-5 Eustace St.. , Dublin 1.. Tel: 01 6728000.. Gamblers Anonymous.. Carmichael House, North Brunswick St.. , Dublin 7.. Tel: 01 8721133.. Bereavement.. Bereavement Counselling Services.. Dublin St.. , Baldoyle, Dublin 13.. Tel: 01 8391766.. Irish Stillbirth Neonatal Death Society.. Tel: 01 8224688; 01 8726996.. Barnados (Bereavement Counselling for Childeren).. Christchurch Square, Dublin 8.. Tel: 01 4732110.. 18 Patricks Hill Cork.. Tel: 021 5521000.. Finance/Legal.. Money Advice Budgeting Services.. MABS: 1890 283438.. Consumer's Association of Ireland.. cai@consumerassociation.. ie 01- 4978600.. Office of the Ombudsman.. www.. ombudsman@ombudsman.. gov.. ie 01 6395600.. European Consumer Centre.. ehic.. ie/.. Free Legal Advice Centre.. flac.. Legal Aid Board.. info@legalaidboard.. General.. Health Safety Authority.. hsa.. ie/eng.. Irish Government links.. Dept.. of Social Community Family Affairs.. welfare.. ieEN/Pages/default.. aspx.. Revenue Commissioners.. revenue.. ie/en/index.. html.. Irish Institute of Training Development.. iitd.. Irish Business Employers Confederation.. ibec..  ...   Healthy Eating.. Bord Bia, Clanwilliam Court, Lr.. Mount St.. , Dublin 2.. Tel: 01 6685155.. Mental Health.. Mental Health Ireland.. Mensana House, 6 Adelaide St.. , Dun Laoighaire, Co.. Dublin.. Tel: 01 2841166.. Aware.. 72 Lr.. Leeson St.. Tel: 01 6617211.. Schizophrenia Ireland.. 38 Blessington St.. Tel: 01 8601620.. Grow in Ireland.. 167A Capel St.. Tel: 01 8734029.. Bodywhys.. The Eating Disorders Association of Ireland, PO Box 105, Blackrock, Co.. Administration: 01 2834963.. Helpline: 1890 200 444.. Recovery Inc.. PO Box 2210, Dublin 13.. Tel: 01 6260775.. SpunOut Youth Media.. 4th Floor, The Halls, Quay St.. , Galway.. Tel: 091533693; 086 8067415.. Turn the Tide of Suicide.. Prof.. Kevin Malone, Dept.. of Psychiatry and Mental Health Research, St.. Vincent's University Hospital, Elm Park, Dublin 4.. Tel: 01 2094228.. Irish Association of Suicidology.. 16 New Antrim Street, Castlebar, Co.. Mayo.. Tel: 094 925 0858 9.. 00am - 5.. 00pm.. email: joscott@eircom.. net Web: www.. ias.. The Samaritans.. 112 Marlborough St.. Tel: 01 8727700.. To view downloads you must be a member..

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  • Title: Providers
    Descriptive info: Providers.. The following providers of EAP services have been listed alphabetically and are current organisational members of EAPA Ireland.. EAP Consultants.. 26 Upper Pembroke Street.. Dublin 2.. http://www.. eapconsultants.. Contact:.. Chris Gilmore at: chrisgilmore@eapconsultants.. ie or 086-7812794.. --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------.. Laya Health Care.. East Gate Business Park.. Little Island.. Cork.. layahealthcare.. Contact:.. Glenda Robinson at: Glenda.. robinson@layahealthcare.. com or 021-2022768.. ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------.. Vhi Corporate Solutions.. Waverly Office Park.. Naas Rd, Dublin 12.. vhi.. Eileen Hawe at: Eileen.. hawe@vhi..

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  • Title: Events Anger management
    Descriptive info: Events.. The World Suicide Prevention Day Conference, 2012.. Date: Friday 7th September, 2012.. Venue: Croke Park, Conference Centre, Dublin.. Console (CHY15402) is a nationwide charity providing a wide range of suicide prevention and bereavement counselling services, helpline supports, resources and information for anyone affected by suicide.. Celebrating its 10th year in 2012 and marking World Suicide Prevention Day (10th September), Console is delighted to present its Annual National Conference on Friday 7th September, 2012.. This Conference welcomes national and international experts in the fields of suicide postvention, prevention and intervention including:.. Minister Kathleen Lynch TD, Susan Beaton (Lifeline Australia), Jill Fisher (Standby Response Service Australia) Dr.. Jerry Reid (Suicide Prevention Resource Centre, Washington), Dr.. Harry Barry (Family GP Author), Christy Kenneally, Ray D'Arcy and More.. This Conference would be of particular interest to anyone working in the areas of suicide prevention, bereavement, mental health or  ...   Professor Jonathan Bisson.. 12th October, 2012, Pearse Hotel, Dublin 2.. Full day event.. Cost 75 for non-members, 35 for members, for full details see 'Training'.. EAPA Ireland AGM held on the 3oth 31st May, 2012 in the Coach House, Dublin Castle.. John Byrne presents: Mindset Motivation workshopBernie McHugh presents: Cognitive Behavioural Therapy.. Emma Murphy presents: "Prevention is Cheaper than Cure - bringing online resources to clients that foster earlier, self-directed intervention".. *.. Social Welfare entitlements for workers - March, 2nd 2012.. Held in the Aisling Hotel, Dublin 7, presented by Sheila Hayes.. * Anger Management presented by Padraig O'Morain was attended by a captive audience in December 2011.. *Josephine Smyth recently gave a presentation to an IBEC conference on EAPs and Mental Health which was attended by representatives from a large group of IBEC affiliates.. You can view and download the presentation in the members area..

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  • Title: Training
    Descriptive info: Training.. Scheduled and past courses are outlined here.. Please see also under training reviews in the members area.. TRAINING:.. INTERVENTION FOLLOWING TRAUMATIC EVENTS.. Presented by: Jonathan Bisson.. Date: Friday 12th October, 2012.. Time: Full-day 9.. 00pm.. Venue: Pearse Hotel, Pearse Street, Dublin 2.. Cost: 75 for non-members.. Members 35.. Booking: info@eapaireland.. ie or gillianteehan1@gmail.. com.. Best practice approaches to early psychosocial care following trauma and disaster:.. This workshop will cover specific interventions following traumatic events and outline the range of normal reactions, problematic reactions including PTSD, the principles of the theoretical basis of PTSD, the basic epidemiology of traumatic stress disorders and an evidence based approach to the prevention and treatment of post traumatic disorders.. Professor Jonathan Bisson.. , is a consultant psychiatrist and director of Research and Develpment for Cardiff University School fo Medicine and Cardiff and Vale University Health Board.. He is an activce researcher, clinician and teacher in this area.. His research has contributed to the current guidance regarding single sessions psychological interventions following traumatic events and the adoption of a stepped care model to treat those affected who go on to develop psychiatric disorder.. His work on early interventions following traumatic events has shaped thinking internationally.. Emotional Intelligence Training.. An opportunity to obtain Professional Certification in Emotional Intelligence using the World's leading EI assessments - the EQ-1 2.. 0 the EQ 360, by attending a 2 day workshop.. Friday 29th Saturday 30th June, 2012.. City West Hotel Dublin (www.. citywesthotel.. com) The hotel is in the City West Business Park off the N7 and easily accessible by car or by public transport via LUAS.. Cost: 1,200 with a discount of 15% for registrations prior to the 18th June.. A 50% deposit is required.. Delivered by Brian Bennett MSc of EISA Psychology Consultancy (www.. eisa.. ie) Brian is a colleague of Dr.. Reuven Bar-On, the creator of the EQ-i and collaborates with him in the application of EI and in research www.. reuvenbaron.. org.. Contact Brian Bennet on 087-2450899 or email Brian eisaireland@hotmail.. About Emotional Intelligence.. Competence in Emotional Intelligenc is now recognised worldwide as essential to success and invaluable in personal development.. EI unlike IQ, can be developed and improved.. EI has significant use in personal development, many aspects of caoching, staff recruitment, selection, retention, development, promotion and teamwork.. EI is of great benefit in the development of leadership quality and potential, and in dealing with ongoing stress.. it is an excellent methodolgy for developing skills and competencies in these areas.. About the EQ-I 2.. 0 EQ 360 Certification.. This consists of 4 steps: prior to the 2 day workshop you complete three short E-learning modules which introduce you to the EQ-i 2.. 0 and the EQ 360 (the modules are of short duration - one hour per module).. You take the EQ-i 2.. 0 assessment and receive personal and confidential feedback from your trainer (Brian Bennett).. You attend the 2 Day workshop and develop the skills of interpreting the EQ-I 2.. 0 EQ 360 and become competent and confident in delivering assessment feedback.. Finally you take an examination online and this has to be completed within a week of the 2 -day workshop.. Once you are certified you will have: A certificate from MHS (www.. mhs.. com) authorising you as eligible to purchase and administer the EQ-i 2.. 0 and the EQ 360.. Access to ressoures on the EQ-i 2.. 0, the EQ 360 an EI in general.. Access to an online portal where you can connect with current EQ-i certified practitioners like you.. A free report to use after you are certified and a free online account where you administer and score the assessments.. Online access to the EQ-i 2.. 0 EQ360 user's handbook.. The most prestigious, most used and internationally recognised certification in EI.. Brian Bennett is a training partner with MHS (Multi-Health Systems UK Canada - www.. com) and this course is run in conjunction with MHS.. Brian's website is www.. ie and contains a summary of his work in emotional intellignece.. You can download from EISA a power point presentation that will outline EI and its applications.. If you would like to discuss anything before deciding, then please contact Brian directly on 087-2450899  ...   will explore 21st century technology and how it has delivered instant communication, instant research capability and access to information and resources to service users in a way that we barley considered possible ten years ago.. EAP s and other wellness professionals now need to be able to deliver timely, relevant services to their client population in a user friendly format.. Emma Muphy BA (Hons) Psychology, Cert Psychological Sociological Research, Grad Dip Counselling Psychotherapy and HSE Accredited Group Facilitator.. Emma is now participating in the National Digital Research Centres Launchpad developing an eHealth Online Platform, based on her original Online eating disorders program.. Friday 2nd March, 2012 - Social Welfare Entitlements for Workers.. Sheila Hayes presented the day and the feedback recevied from those who attend was that it was a very informative session.. Friday 25th November 2011- Anger Management workshop presented by Padraig O'Morain.. This workshop was presented by Padraig O'Morain.. Padraig O'Morain MA, BA (Hons), Certification in Buddhist Psychology, Diploma in Counselling.. Member of the British Psychological Society, IACP and William Glasser Institute Ireland.. He is a counsellor and writer and is the auther of a number of self-help books including 'Like A Man - a guide to men's emotional wellbeing' and 'Light Mind - mindfulness in daily living'.. He writes a weekly column for The Irish Times.. EAPA Ireland AGM.. - May 26th, 2011 in the Coach House, Dublin Castle.. The presenter in the morning was Ray McKiernan of the Stress Management Institute.. Followed in the afternoon with the AGM of EAPA Ireland.. Key Competencies for Managing Pressure - Building Resiliency.. Seminar Overview.. Organisations are confronted with unprecedented levels of stress, anxiety and depression(SAD) in the workplace.. The mental wellbeing of employees is an increasing focus of human resource professionals struggling to deal with this new challenge in the workplace.. This seminar introduced employee.. assistance professionals to a progressive model of mental health relevant to these demands.. THE FACILITATOR:.. Ray McKiernan M.. A is a director, specialist skills trainer, lecturer, and training consultant with the Stress Management Institute of Ireland.. He is a certified Stress Wellness consultant with the internationally renowned Hans Selye Foundation in Canada and has completed his clinical training in Mind-Body Medicine in the Harvard Medical School in Boston.. ___________________________________________________________________________________________________.. Motivational Interviewing.. was held on the 14th 15th of April 2011, in the Croke Park Hotel and was well received by those who attended.. EAPA Ireland hope to provide a course on Motivational Interviewing in the Autumn.. Motivational Interviewing is a client-centered approach that elicits behavioural changes by assisting individuals explore and resolve ambivalence.. Research has show this approach to be helpful with a wide spectrum of client populations and issues.. Introduction course - participants will acquire a solid base of M.. I.. Theory, explore M.. spirit, investigate opening strategies, intervention traps, explore resistance, develop and integrate skills and techniques to progress competency.. This workshop will benefit any professionals working with people where behaviour change would be favourable.. Trainer.. : Brian Foley has worked in the addiction field for 21 years and is Client Programmes Co-Ordinator for a Dublin based Addiction Service.. He completed his Motivational Interviewing Training with Miller Rollnick in 1999.. Brian has facilitated the M.. Module of the Diploma in Community Drugs Work, U.. C.. D.. and has provided numerous workshops on Addiction related issues.. _____________________________________________________________________________________.. Mindfulness.. training was presented by Barbara Wakefield and took place on Friday 25th March 2011.. A review of this and other training can be seen under Training Reviews.. _____________________________________________________________________________________________________.. Ethical Awareness.. , a course particularly aimed at those preparing for CEAP, presented by Lorus Collum, CEAP took place on 17th December 2010 at OPW, 52 St.. Stephen s Green.. This course was extremely well received with positive comments and feedback from all attendees.. It is hoped to repeat this course again this year.. The date will be announced closer to the time.. Elevating Ethical Awareness.. Presenter: Lorus Collum, CEAP.. ____________________________________________________________________________________________________.. To book a place for the AGM, please email Gillian as below.. Gillian Teehan, 4th Floor, Park House, North Circular Road, Dublin 7.. E-Mail: gillianteehan1@gmail.. com www.. eapireland.. EAPA Mobile contact number:086-0756526.. Professional Development Hours (P.. H.. s) will be awarded by the.. Employee Assistance Certification Commission (EACC)..

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  • Title: News
    Descriptive info: News.. Up coming World Suicide Prevention Day Conference, 2012, contact Console at www.. ie or futher informtaion or go to the 'Events' page on this website.. (10/11/2010).. Our team for 2010 - 2012 Pictured above from L to R starting front are: Josephine Smyth, Maura Kilcoyne,.. read more.. (05/09/2010).. EAPA Ireland's Annual Conference on the overall theme of self-care will take place over..

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  • Title: Certified Employee Assistance Professional
    Descriptive info: Certified Employee Assistance Professional.. What is the CEAP ?.. The Certified Employee Assistance Professional (CEAP ) is the only credential that represents the employee assistance profession and is recognized world-wide by EAPs, employers, accrediting agencies, third party insurers and clients.. The CEAP demonstrates ability and mastery of the body of knowledge required for competence in EA practice and recognizes those individuals who have met established standards and who adhere to a professional code of conduct designed to ensure the highest standards in the delivery of employee assistance services.. Established in 1986, the CEAP certification program is administered by the Employee Assistance Certification Commission (EACC), an autonomous credentialing body established by EAPA to maintain and administer all aspects of the CEAP program.. The following is a brief overview of the eligibility requirements for earning your CEAP.. For full information, please check on the following link:.. eapassn.. org/i4a/pages/index.. cfm?pageid=3455.. CEAP Eligibility Requirements: There are two tracks for certification.. When successfully completed, both result in the CEAP certification.. Further explanations of terms (PDHs, Domains, Advisement) are contained in the handbook.. Track II: If you have a graduate degree in an area that is directly related to  ...   Development Hours (PDHs) in three specified Domains: 10 PDHs in Domain I, 7 PDHs in Domain II, and 3 PDHs in Domains III.. Domain I PDHs must include 2 hours of EAP ethics.. *.. Pre-approved CEAP Advisement:.. A minimum of 12 hours of advisement completed over a minimum 3-month period with a currently certified CEAP advisor.. Exam:.. Sit for and pass the CEAP exam.. Track I: All other candidates qualify for Track I.. 60 Professional Development Hours (PDHs) in specified Domains: 10 PDHs in Domain I, 20 PDHs in Domain II, and 30 PDHs in Domains III.. Note for Track I and Track II.. Domain I ethics requirement:.. All new CEAP candidates applying for initial certification must have completed at least two (2) hours of Domain I EAP ethics training as part of the PDH eligibility requirement.. This training must have been specifically approved by the EACC to meet this requirement.. As of August 2010 the only EACC approved course available to the general candidate audience is EAPA s.. This course is available periodically on the EAPA website Learning Center, at EAPA s Annual World EAP Conference, and through the EAPA chapters and branches..

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  • Title: International
    Descriptive info: International.. EAPA Ireland is a member of EAPA International www.. Josephine Smyth represented the Ireland Chapter at the 2010 Annual Conference of EAPA The conference was attended by EAPA members from branches in the US, Canada, Europe, Asia, Australia, South Africa and Central America.. (Pictured above, Maura Kilcoyne, Josephine Smyth, and Damian Davy at the EAPA Conference).. You can view and download handouts from many of the presentations from the conference by going to the members area..

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  • Title: EAPA Standards
    Descriptive info: Standards.. Following is an abridged version of the.. EAPA Standards and Professional Guidelines for Employee Assistance Programs.. The complete text of the.. Standards and Professional Guidelines.. provides more detailed information on the essential and recommended components of an EAP, including the intended effect and outcome of implementing each standard.. You can view the complete text in our Members' Area.. I.. Programme Design.. A.. Needs Assessment.. Programme design shall be based on an assessment of organisation and employee needs.. B.. Advisory Function.. An advisory process within the organisation shall be created and shall provide for the.. involvement of representatives of all key segments of the workforce.. C.. Service Delivery Systems.. Employee assistance programme services shall be provided through a distinct, identifiable delivery system.. D.. Additional Services.. The employee assistance programme shall remain alert for emerging needs and may add new services when they are consistent with, and complementary to, the EAP Core Technology.. E.. Organisational EAP Policy Statement.. The organisation shall adopt a written policy that defines the employee assistance programme's relationship to the organisation, describes the programme as a confidential resource, and states the scope and limitations of the programme's services.. Implementation Plan.. An implementation plan shall outline the actions needed to establish a fully functional.. employee assistance programme and set forth a timeline for the completion of such actions.. II.. Management and Administration.. EAP Administrative and Operating Procedures.. Written procedures for employee assistance programme administration and operation shall be developed based on organisation needs, programme objectives, and the organisation's employee assistance programme policy statement.. Staffing Levels.. An adequate number of employee assistance professionals shall be available to achieve.. the stated goals and objectives of the employee assistance programme.. Staff and Affiliate Criteria.. The employee assistance programme shall retain professionals qualified to perform their duties.. Affiliate Management.. The employee assistance programme shall ensure that all affiliates understand and accept the policies, procedures, and responsibilities associated with their role in the employee assistance programme.. EAP Consultation and Case Supervision.. Every employee assistance professional who provides client services shall receive consultation and/or case supervision.. Professional Development.. The employee assistance programme shall support employee assistance professionals' efforts to maintain and upgrade their knowledge.. G.. Record Keeping.. The employee assistance programme shall create and maintain client records that are consistent with the employee assistance programme's service delivery system,  ...   and/or monitoring of client progress.. Training of Organisation Leadership.. The employee assistance programme shall provide training for organisation leadership to.. communicate employee assistance programme purpose and procedures and to explain their role in the programme.. Consultation With Organisation Leadership.. The employee assistance programme shall provide individual consultation to organiisation leadership regarding the management and referral to the employee assistance programme of employees with job performance or behavioural/medical problems.. Organisational Consultation.. The employee assistance programme shall provide consultation to the organisation regarding issues, policies, practices, and events that may impact employee well-being.. Programme Promotion and Education.. The employee assistance programme shall coordinate the development, availability, and use of promotional materials and activities that encourage the use of the programme by employees, eligible family members, and organisation leadership.. V.. Drug-Free Workplace/Substance Abuse Professional Direct Services.. Drug-Free Workplace.. The employee assistance programme shall assist the organisation in the development and.. implementation of policies, procedures, programmes, and services that advocate and support a drug-free workplace.. VI.. Strategic Partnerships.. Internal Organisational Activities.. The employee assistance programme shall be positioned at an organisational level from which it can most effectively communicate with and influence the executive level of the organisation.. Integrated Employee Assistance Programme and Managed Care Systems.. The employee assistance programme shall collaborate with all managed behavioral health care (MBHC) systems that provide services to the organisation to establish and define the.. relationship between the employee assistance programme and the MBHC system and to.. delineate their respective roles and responsibilities.. External Community Organizations and Resources.. The employee assistance programme shall identify, utilise, and continually evaluate health care delivery systems and other community resources that provide quality assistance to employees, eligible family members, and the organisation.. External Agencies.. The employee assistance programme shall maintain awareness of the activities of external bodies that may impact the employee assistance programme.. External bodies include regulatory agencies, legislatures, courts, advocacy groups, business groups, and academic centers.. The EAPA Code of Ethics.. The EAPA Board has developed a Code of Ethics based on key activities, behavioural standards and most importantly, fundamental goals and values self evident through the examination of our diverse and rich history.. The Code encourages Employee Assistance Professionals to adhere to high standards of ethical behaviour for the benefit of their clients.. To view the Code.. ,.. access through the.. members area..

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