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:
- Suicide risk factors mapped
- EAPA introduces free 2013 Conference App
- Treatments of physical and mental health are coming together
- Challenge 2013: Linking employee wellness, morale and the bottom line
- Canadian employers bound to address workplace health
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China Branch of EAPA Announces Inaugural Conference
The China Branch of EAPA will hold its inaugural conference on June 17-18 in Beijing. EAPA CEO, Dr. John Maynard, will welcome the delegates, and will provide an overview of EAP trends around the world. Immediately after the conference, on June 19-22, EAPA will present its 6th China EAP Diploma training course in Beijing for Chinese EA professionals and counselors. Attendees who successfully complete this intensive 4-day course, to be taught again this year by John Maynard and Brenda Blair, receive the China EAP Diploma, which is the recognized entry level credential for EA practice in China. For more information, 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. EARY BIRD REGISTRATION EXTENDED until COB June 14, 2013. For more information, click here
EAPA opens call for nominations for 2013 annual awards
Each year at the Annual World EAP Conference, EAPA recognizes and celebrates the achievement of members, individuals and organizations who have distinguished themselves through their work and leadership in the EA profession. EAPA Awards salute outstanding achievements in a number of different categories, including EAPA Member of the Year, Lifetime Achievement Award, EAP Quality Award, Outstanding Chapter and Branch Awards and more. The nomination process involves completing an online form, demonstrating that qualifying criteria are met and highlighting specific achievements that support the nomination. Each nominee must receive at least two separate nominations in order to be considered by the Awards Committee. EAPA is accepting nominations through Aug. 9. For more information, click here.
Download the free 2013 World EAP Conference App!
The 2013 World EAP Conference App puts important conference resources at your fingertips so you're always in touch and informed. The app provides an updated conference schedule, speaker, sponsor and exhibitor directories, maps to sessions and exhibit hall and the conference Twitter feed. The app is free and personalized and allows you to: select the sessions/events you want to attend, identify the exhibitors you want to visit and locate them on the interactive EAPA Marketplace map, list sessions by domain and level of experience, complete session evaluations, and customize your contact information and share it with your fellow attendees. Downloading the conference app is a snap.
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