The Employee Assistance Professionals Association (EAPA) is the world’s largest, oldest, and most respected membership organization for employee assistance professionals. With members in over 40 countries around the globe, EAPA is the world’s most relied upon source of information and support for and about the employee assistance profession. EAPA publishes the Journal of Employee Assistance, hosts the annual World EAP Conference, offers online training and other resources.
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- Marijuana-like compound could lead to first medication for PTSD
- Baffling rise in suicides plagues US military
- Parental addiction linked to children's depression in adulthood
- Depression may boost stroke risk in middle-aged women
- State Mobile Apps Catalog to cover topics including employee assistance
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The Northern Illinois EAPA Chapter Announces 35th Annual Conference
NIEAPA will hold it's 35 Annual Conference, "Supporting the Multifaced Needs of Employeers and Employees," on Tuesday June 4th, 2013, from 7:45 a.m. - 5:45 p.m. at the Drury Lane Oakbrook, in Oakbrook Terrace, IL. For more information and to register, click here.
Connecticut Chapter of EAPA to Offer Two Day Conference
The Connecticut chapter is presenting "Emerging Models and Best Practices In Critical Incident Response in the Workplace," on Thursday, June 20 and Friday June 21, 2013 at the Teamsters Hall, Local 1150 in Stratford, CT. For more information, and to register click here.
Pacific Northwest Chapter of EAPA to Hold All Day Conference
The Pacific Northwest Chapter of EAPA is pleased to announce "Social Media and Internet Technologies for EAP and Mental Health Professionals" to be held on June 28, 2013. The work shop will take place from 9 - 4pm at the Wellspring Family Services Building in South Seattle, Washington. For more information, click here
Application period for new EACC Commissioners ends June 3rd
The Employee Assistance Certification Commission is seeking qualified applicants to serve on the Commission for three-year terms beginning at EAPA's 2013 World EAP Conference in October. Applications must be received by June 3. The EACC is the credentialing governance body responsible for establishing and upholding the standards, policies and procedures for the Certified Employee Assistance Professional (CEAP®) credential. Commissioner travel, hotel, and meals associated with attendance at face-to-face EACC meetings are reimbursed by EAPA. Applicants must be current CEAPs and members of EAPA. For more information, click here. To complete the online application click here.
EA Professional Liability and Business Office Insurance now available through EAPA
EAPA has arranged with Trust Risk Management Services, Inc. (TRMS) to make EAPA-endorsed Professional Liability and Business Office Insurance coverage available to employee assistance professionals and students at affordable rates. CEAPs are eligible for a 10% premium credit! Other significant discounts include 5% for applying online and 10% when switching to the EAPA-endorsed program from another carrier. Policies are provided by ACE American Insurance company, which is rated “A+ Superior” by A.M. Best. To learn more and sign up, click here.
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