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.
This week's NewsBrief features:
- Scans: Alcoholism damages brain's white matter
- A solution for middle schoolers with suicidal thoughts
- EAPA issues fraud alert
- WHO: Increased access to naloxone could cut global deaths from opioid overdose
- FDA approval of powerful painkiller, Hysingla, spurs controversy
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Winston-Salem, NC Employee Assistance Specialist – Clinical (EAS-C) Training Course
An EAS-C training course will be offered in March 19, 2015, in Winston-Salem, NC. Registration fee includes six hours of instruction by experts in the EAP field, course materials, lunch, and inclusion in the EAS-C online directory on the International EAPA website. For more information and to register, click HERE.
Ebola information and EAP best practices
EAPA has put together a basic list of Ebola resources and sample communication to employees, HERE. In addition, several discussions on this topic are posted on EAPA's LinkedIn group. Any EA professional can join the group and ask questions or post information for the community - we have over 4,000 participants.
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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