The Journal of Employee Assistance
The Journal of Employee Assistance (JEA) is the quarterly magazine of the Employee Assistance Professionals Association, the world’s largest, oldest, and most respected membership organization for employee assistance professionals. The Journal
is a professional development focused publication.
provides EAPA members with insights into trends and developments affecting the workplace and the workforce. Recent issues addressed in the Journal
include the integration of employee assistance and work/life services, the credentialing of employee assistance professionals and programs, the need for legal and financial assistance programs in the workplace, recent developments in addiction treatment, and research on employee assistance programs and other subjects of interest to employee assistance professionals.
The Journal of Employee Assistance accepts advertising
. Questions about advertising should be directed to EAPA's advertising manager Joan Treece at 303-242-2046, sending a fax to 303-736-4390, or sending an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org
The Journal is available only to EAPA members.
Submitting an Article
Articles submitted for publication in the Journal of Employee Assistance should be between 1,200 and 2,000 words in length and address some aspect of employee assistance programming, service delivery, professional education or training, or a related topic. If you would like to submit an article, you are encouraged to contact the editor at email@example.com to discuss its suitability for publication.
2017 JEA Topics and Publication Dates
For 2017, the JEA is seeking articles with an emphasis on the following:
Addictions - especially as relates to medical marijuana
Millennials – what EA services do they want – how they impact the workplace
Non-US news – especially from Africa
EA in Canada
How to respond to an active shooter situation
Response to terrorism in San Bernadino
Law and ethics topics
Value of EAP/ROI/ How to market EAPs
Culture/race/ageism/ gender as they impact EA practice
Newcomers survivor guide or articles geared towards those new to the profession
Politics of working in client organizations
EAPs of the future
Life coaching as part of EAP
EAP and corrections
Seeing minors – what forms (consents, statements of understanding) to use
EAPs and the refugee crisis
For the JEA's most recent and upcoming publication dates, click here.
Beginning with the third quarter of 2007, articles from every Journal of Employee Assistance issue are archived in HTML format, available to EAPA members only. The HTML format makes it possible to search content via the EAPA website's SEARCH function. Prior to the third quarter of 2007, every JEA issue going back to the first quarter of 2005 is available in pdf format. Both members and non members can browse the Archive landing page which provides a comprehensive listing of archived issues and topics.
The EAPA Communications Advisory Panel meets annually at the EAPA Annual Conference to discuss issues related to the management and publication of the Journal and to develop an editorial calendar for the coming year. The members of the EAPA Communications Advisory Panel are:
- Maria Lund, chair
- Mark Attridge
- Nancy Board
- Tamara Cagney
- Mark Cohen
- Donald Jorgensen
- Eduardo Lambardi
- Peizhong Li
- John Maynard
- Bernie McCann
- Igor Moll
- David Sharar
Mike Jacquart - Editor
Marina London - Web Editor
Greg DeLapp - Chief Executive Officer
Mike Jacquart, Editor