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Green, Erin – School Business Affairs, 2012
Without a doubt, the economy is taking its toll on families, many of whom face reduced wages, unemployment, foreclosure, and decreased--or nonexistent--health care benefits. With this in mind, the Greendale Schools' director of pupil services and this author wondered whether they could offer the Employee Assistance Program (EAP), which is designed…
Descriptors: Stress Management, Employee Assistance Programs, Counseling Services, Integrated Services
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Isralowitz, Richard; Reznik, Alexander; Belhassen, Yaniv – International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction, 2012
This prospective study examined the relationship between work alienation, country of origin and substance use among male hospitality workers in Israel. Results show work alienation more prevalent among Former Soviet Union origin males and those workers who binge drink and use cannabis (i.e., marijuana and/or hashish). Given the paucity of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Marijuana, Employee Assistance Programs, Males
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Halderman, Brent L.; Eyman, James R.; Kerner, Lisa; Schlacks, Bill – Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior, 2009
A three-stage paradigm for telephonically assessing suicidal risk and triaging suicidal callers as practiced in an Employee Assistance Program Call Center was investigated. The first hypothesis was that the use of the procedure would increase the probability that callers would accept the clinician's recommendations, evidenced by fewer police…
Descriptors: Employee Assistance Programs, Suicide, Probability, Telecommunications
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Elliott, Karen; Shelley, Kyna – Journal of Employment Counseling, 2005
Businesses have dealt with substance abuse in different ways. Some organizations have established Employee Assistance Programs (EAPs) to address these problems. One large national company chose to fire employees with positive drug screens, offer them EAP services, and then consider them for rehire after treatment. A study of performance records…
Descriptors: Occupational Safety and Health, Employees, Substance Abuse, Employee Assistance Programs
Miller, Richard E. – Health Education (Washington D.C.), 1985
Methods of aligning health education with the goals and functions of employee assistance programs are discussed. The role of the health educator in developing these programs is explained in a description of employee assistance program service standards and specific sub-tasks. (DF)
Descriptors: Allied Health Occupations, Employee Attitudes, Fringe Benefits, Health Education
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Hahn, Andrew B. – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2005
Employee assistance programs, or EAPs, are an employee benefit designed to help workers meet their work and family needs. However, questions have been raised about the design, utilization, and scale of services that EAPs make possible for low-wage workers. This article explores whether on college campuses an EAP benefit can simultaneously meet the…
Descriptors: Employees, Employee Assistance Programs, Low Income Groups, Higher Education
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Gam, John; And Others – Journal of Employment Counseling, 1983
Describes in detail the implementation of an employee assistance program in a textile plant. Reviews the historical development, referral process, and termination guidelines of the program and contains descriptive statistics for six periods of the program's operation. (Author/JAC)
Descriptors: Counseling Services, Employees, Fringe Benefits, Mental Health Programs
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Straussner, Shulamith Lala Ashenberg – Social Work, 1988
Compared 15 selected management-sponsored in-house and eight contracted-out employee assistance programs in the New York area. Examined advantages and disadvantages of in-house and contractual programs from the viewpoints of top management, employees, and the employee assistance program itself. Concluded that which program model was best depended…
Descriptors: Contracts, Delivery Systems, Employee Assistance Programs, Employee Attitudes
Levine, Hermine Zagat – Personnel, 1985
The author reports company responses to a questionnaire concerning employee assistance programs (EAP). Answers concern EAP structure, staff training, use of outside consultant, services provided by EAPs, program administration, employee confidence in EAPs, advertising the program, program philosophy, problems encountered by EAP users, coverage and…
Descriptors: Consultation Programs, Employee Attitudes, Employer Attitudes, Employer Employee Relationship
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Gam, John; And Others – Journal of Employment Counseling, 1983
Presents the results of an evaluative study of an employee assistance program sponsored by the Russell Corporation, an apparel manufacturing firm. Results suggested that the program is beneficial in terms of both productivity enhancement and humanitarianism. (Author)
Descriptors: Counseling Services, Emotional Adjustment, Employees, Evaluation Criteria
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Bickerton, Richard – Public Personnel Management, 1987
The ALMACA Clearinghouse for Employee Assistance Program (EAP) Information collects and disseminates EAP-specific data to provide subscribers with information to maintain their own competence and to improve upon the understanding and use of EAP practices and procedures. (JOW)
Descriptors: Adults, Clearinghouses, Employee Assistance Programs, Employees
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Roman, Paul M.; And Others – Public Personnel Management, 1987
Provides an overview of the value of employee assistance programs (EAP) as mechanisms to solve organizational problems. The article is based on a field study of 480 EAPs in private sector organizations with 500 or more employees. (JOW)
Descriptors: Employee Assistance Programs, Employees, Employer Employee Relationship, Problem Solving
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Hughes, Daniel; Olsen, Mary C.; Newhouse, Carly – Journal of Teaching in Social Work, 2018
This article explores the current state of Occupational Social Work/Employee Assistance (OSW/EA) education. It examines the relationship between social work curricula, field placement experiences, and entry-level employment opportunities in the OSW/EA field. It is based on an educational initiative called the Partnership for Employee Assistance…
Descriptors: Social Work, Employee Assistance Programs, Graduate Study, Graduate Students
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Googins, Bradley – Social Work, 1975
This article describes employee assistance programs in business and industry which offer social work the opportunity to intervene in the world of work. They present a challenge to develop a social service network and a new field in which to deliver services. (Author)
Descriptors: Counseling Services, Individual Development, Industrial Personnel, Industrial Structure
Balzer, William K.; Pargament, Kenneth I. – Personnel, 1987
Discusses the need for a strong assessment process as the beginning of any employee assistance program. Lists various barriers to assessment and provides guidelines for the assessment process. (CH)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Counseling Services, Decision Making, Employee Assistance Programs
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