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:
- EACC opens application period for new Commissioners
- The growing presence of employer-sponsored medical clinics — is there a role for EAPs?
- Mentally ill more often victims of violence than perpetrators
- SAMHSA Report: Nearly 40 percent of adults experiencing major depressive episodes did not talk to a care provider
- Former president fights to take 'disorder' out of PTSD
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North Carolina EAPA Chapter 2014 Conference
The North Carolina EAPA chapter 2014 Conference, "Taking the Road Less Traveled," will be held on March 19-21, 2014, in Winston-Salem, NC. For more information, visit http://eapa.com.
19th Annual EAPA Regional Spring Conference
The Blue Ridge, Tidewater, Virginia, Potomac, Chesapeake, and District of Columbia chapters of EAPA will present "Soothing Workplace Anxiety: An Integrated EAP Approach,"
at the Virginia Crossings Resort, in Glen Allen, Virginia, April 2 - April 4, 2014. For more information, click HERE.
25th Annual Greater Wisconsin Chapter EAPA Conference
The 25th Annual Greater Wisconsin Chapter EAPA Conference will be held May 1st & 2nd, 2014 at the Best Western Hotel & Conference Center in Milwaukee Wisconsin. April 30th Preconference Training: "EAP Critical Incident Response, A Multi-Systemic Resiliency Approach." Presented by Robert Intveld, LCSW of Robert Douglas and Associates.
EACC opens application period for new Commissioners
The Employee Assistance Certification Commission (EACC) is seeking qualified applicants to succeed the Commissioners whose three-year terms are ending on October 2, 2014, at the close of EAPA’s 2014 World EAP Conference in Orlando. The EACC is the credentialing governance body responsible for upholding all professional standards, policies, and procedures concerning the Certified Employee Assistance Professional (CEAP®) credential. The application period closes May 5, 2014. Find out more 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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