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:
- Workplace stress responsible for up to $190 billion in annual US heath care costs
- EAPA CEO participates in White House event
- The promise and limits of 'mental health first aid'
- Chronic pain not only hurts, it also causes isolation and depression — but there's hope
- Mental health parity guide addresses ACA regulations
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Washington DC Employee Assistance Specialist – Clinical (EAS-C) Training Course
An EAS-C training course will be offered February 19, 2015, at the U.S. Department of Commerce. Registration fee includes six hours of instruction by experts in the EAP field, course materials, and inclusion in the EAS-C online directory on the International EAPA website. For more information and to register, click HERE.
Winston-Salem, NC Employee Assistance Specialist – Clinical (EAS-C) Training Course
An EAS-C training course will be offered 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.
EAPA members invited to Asia Pacific EAP Conference
EAPA has arranged for members wishing to attend the 2015 Asia Pacific EA Roundtable Conference, April 16-17 in beautiful Goa, India, to receive discounted member registration rates! Goa is one of the premier vacation destinations in Asia and is known for its relaxing beaches, good food, and night markets. The conference theme, “Wellness-Productivity-Outcomes,” focuses on the primary drivers for EAP growth in the Asia Pacific region, perhaps the world’s fastest growing EAP market. EAPA CEO, Dr. John Maynard, will present the opening keynote on global EAP growth and the future of EAP in Asia. Early Bird registration is available now. For more information, click HERE.
The Call for Proposals for the 2015 World EAP Conference Is Now Open!
EAPA’s conference program planning panel invites you to submit a presentation proposal for EAPA’s 2015 World EAP Conference, Sept. 28 – Oct. 2, in San Diego, California. The panel is looking for presentations that highlight innovative ideas and approaches that can be applied in or adapted to EAP settings world-wide. Proposals should be educational rather than promotional and exemplify state-of-the-art knowledge, research, or skills in one of the specific focus areas for this year's program. For more information and to submit a proposal, 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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