Women in the workplace and employee assistance programs

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Edition Notes

Other titlesWomen in the work place and employee assistance programs.
StatementMarta Lundy, Beverly Younger, editors.
ContributionsLundy, Marta., Younger, Beverly.
LC ClassificationsHF5549.5.E42 W66 1994
The Physical Object
Paginationxxviii, 201 p. ;
Number of Pages201
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1106259M
ISBN 10156024674X
LC Control Number94031452

Women empowering women in the workplace is becoming a cornerstone of how many innovative companies attract, retain, and advance top talent. Learn how companies ensure they're creating an environment which supports the success of all employees, while helping women in the company facilitate the growth of younger female talent.   According to the National Business Group on Health, the vast majority of Fortune companies offer employee assistance programs (EAPs) that deliver a variety of health and productivity services. However, when we think of EAPs, we often view them as a resource for employees to cope with depression, mental illness or substance abuse. EAPs offer [ ].   Employee Assistance Programs (EAP) are frequently, although not always, offered in conjunction with the employer’s health insurance plan. Employee Assistance Programs (EAP) play a role in an employer’s overall emphasis on employee wellness in the : Susan M. Heathfield. To determine the Best Workplaces for Women, Great Place to Work® analyzed anonymous survey feedback representing more than million US employees. The majority of the ranking is based on what women themselves report in a question Trust Index© survey about their workplace, and how fairly those experiences compare to men’s reports of the.

's employee assistance program resources of critical topics including DOT reasonable suspicion training, the supervisor's role in managing a respectful workplace, performance evaluation training, supervisor skills training, EAP supervisor training and how to manage difficult employees, sexual harassment, and dozens of other. Health promotion programs offered in the workplace may reduce employees' alcohol-related problems (22). An employee health promotion program delivered in three 2-hour sessions at one manufacturing plant was designed to increase participants' awareness of the health risks related to stress and drinking. The information on this site is provided by the Employee Relations Team. Our Specialists ensure that employee relations issues are handled effectively and expediently in order to improve workplace productivity and morale. Technical advice and assistance is available on all matters pertaining to employee conduct, performance, and medical concerns. And stress left over from the holidays can compound people's emotions when they approach touchy subjects at work, said Norbert "Bert" Alicea, vice president of employee assistance programs and Author: Dana Wilkie.

An employee assistance program (EAP) is an employee benefit program that assists employees with personal problems and/or work-related problems that may impact their job performance, health, mental and emotional generally offer free and confidential assessments, short-term counseling, referrals, and follow-up services for employees. EAP counselors may also work in a consultative.   Throughout the years, Catalyst has been fortunate to work with some amazingly inspirational women. From women at our Supporter organizations and Board of Directors to leaders at our Catalyst CEO Champions For Change companies and Catalyst Award winners, these role models know what it takes to succeed and how to treat those in your path, both on your team at work and in . Workplace programs to prevent and reduce alcohol-related problems among employees have considerable potential. For example, because employees spend a lot of time at work, coworkers and supervisors may have the opportunity to notice a developing alcohol problem. Employee Assistance Work-Life Programs University employees may be eligible to take part in a variety of programs which can help to improve work-life balance. Services include employee assistance programs, wellness and health programs, and discount opportunities.

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This book examines the use of Employee Assistance Programs (EAPs). It describes the nature, theory and practice of the EAPs and their use in combating stress in the workplace. Describes the use of EAPs in the US and in Europe.

Based on original cases and research from major US, UK and European by: This book has been essential for my practice. The counseling industry is tending to put more of a focus on training counselors to treat clients from an employee assistance program perspective to make sure that employees are productive and functional at the by: 3.

An EAP is a voluntary, confidential program that helps employees (including management) work through various life challenges that may adversely affect job performance, health, and personal well-being to optimize an organization's success.

There's a lot of critical information in this new report on women in the workplace. Despite the push to grow more diverse and inclusive workplaces, African American women in top management are still quite rare.

And there are more findings in this report critical to workforce management. The new Women in the Workplace Study is a document you should read for. You can allow flexibility when it comes to working hours and location to help female employees feel less stressed.

Implement an all in one wellbeing program. Women in the workplace who access a holistic Employee Assistance Program, such as EAP Assist, report improved wellbeing. For further support & advice contact EAP Assist. Employee Assistance Program (EAP) The EAP offers counseling, resources, workshops, and seminars to address a wide range of challenges relating to family and intimate relationships.

Additionally, the Center for Community Health and Health Equity’s (CCHHE) Passageway program provides support, resources, and outreach to those concerned about abuse from an intimate partner.

THE ROLE OF EAP IN THE WORKPLACE INTRODUCTION This study investigates the role of EAP in relation to infected and affected women in the workplace. It is therefore important to outline the historical emergence of EAP, both internationally and locally.

This chapter looks at the state of EAPs and key roles of workplace counselling. Employee Discount Program Healthy Workplace Committee. employee and family assistance programs, assessments, outpatient and inpatient treatment, recovery management, return to work and family support services customized to meet the needs of individuals and organizations.

24 hours a day, 7 days a week to book appointments, or access any. Request an EAP Appointment with one of our qualified and experienced counsellors to support you with your well being in the workplace and personal life. Navigation Relationship Matters Relationship Counselling, Mediation and Education Services.

Improving The Workplace: What Top Companies For Women Share In Common they are good places for women to work is probably less clear. and mentorship programs targeting high-potential women. Employee assistance programs (EAPs) are a confidential benefit to assist employees and their families with a variety of problems that may negatively affect their job performance.

The purpose of this systematic review is to study the extant literature to identify Cited by: Partners Employee Assistance Program. The Partners Employee Assistance Program (EAP) is a voluntary workplace-based consultation, short-term counseling, information, and referral program for employees and their household members.

Professional, licensed EAP counselors provide private, confidential, and safe assistance for all types of work/life, family, or personal concerns. In book: International Handbook of Work and Health Psychology, Third Edition, pp - Cite this publication.

Employee Assistance Programs have a long history of supporting : Mark Attridge. According to a McKinsey & Company research report, 40% of women (compared to 11% of men) in report feeling that their gender is inhibiting their career r, the gender disparity in the workplace exists even beyond individual perceptions.

For example, in the same report, women were found to be 15% less likely to advance across organizational levels. An Employee Assistance Program (EAP) is a confidential counselling service offered by employers to their employees to support their well-being in the workplace and in their personal lives.

Depending on the employer’s arrangement, EAP may also extend to immediate family members. The Office of Workforce Wellness coordinates the state employee assistance program and offers customized solutions to help agencies manage critical incidents and mental and behavioral health issues in the workplace.

See below for more information or use the buttons to contact us or request assistance. An employer-sponsored employee assistance program is a work-based intervention offering designed to identify and assist employees in resolving personal problems that Author: Theresa Agovino.

Contents 02 Introduction 03 Corporate pipeline 09 Employee experiences 20 A road map to gender equality 31 Looking ahead 32 Acknowledgments 33 Report authors 34 Methodology About the study Women in the Workplace is a comprehensive study of the state of women in corporate America.

This research is part of a long-term partnership between McKinsey & Company and. The Workplace Well-being: A Summary of the Workplace Outcome Suite Annual Report was published yesterday in partnership with the International Employee Assistance Professionals Association (EAPA).

It analy employee cases in addition to the data provided by a range of employee assistance providers globally. Employee Assistance Programs (EAPs) provide an important vehicle to assist employees with behavioral health issues, personal concerns, and work-related problems that impact employee Author: Mark Attridge.

WE are an advocacy organization. WE work with individuals, organizations, employers, educators, and policymakers to address the challenges women face in their jobs every day, and to ensure all women can attain the skills they need for the jobs they want.

Our Educational Assistance Program is for workforce planning and development. It provides a tool for managers and employees to support academic activities that directly relate to the organization’s identified knowledge, skills, and behaviors (organizational competencies), and which support the mission, vision, and values of the organization.

But women in the workplace might do even more than boost the bottom line. In this study, we found that having more women in the workplace actually makes an organization a better place to work. Our hundreds of survey respondents estimated what percentage of individuals in their workplace were women.

Employee Assistance Program Counselors • Provide short–term counseling and referral services to employees at no cost.

• Help in the prevention of workplace violence through: • Early involvement in organizational change. • Training employees in dealing with angry co-workers and customers, conflict resolution, and communication skills. The goal of this Women's Bureau newsletter was to provide "assistance to State authorities, officials of labor organizations and women’s organizations, and others planning policies and developing programs to advance the welfare of women workers."--Mary Anderson, January eni’s Employee Assistance Program goes beyond traditional EAP services and offers your employees a truly holistic approach to wellbeing.

Counseling, Virtual Concierge, Wellness, Health Advocacy, training, e‑Learning, Legal/Financial Tools, SAP, and Onsite Trauma Response all. EAP Manager and Supervisor Webinars: Supporting Employees During COVID The EAP is offering a series of 30 Minute Webinars to help managers and supervisors support employees dealing with stress, anxiety and grief related to COVID Register to participate and understand more about these challenges and identify employees who may be struggling.

Partners HealthCare Members’ and Affiliates' Employee Resources Straight Spouse Network Transgender Day of Remembrance (TDOR) Understanding Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Violence Prevention and Recovery. For more information or to discuss LGBTQ concerns please contact Partners Employee Assistance Program at EAP.

Purpose: Intimate partner violence (IPV) is a major public health problem with significant impact on the workplace.

Employee assistance programs (EAPs) are a confidential benefit to assist employees and their families with a variety of problems that may negatively affect their job by: P - Is There a Problem Drinker in the Workplace.

Of interest to management and union officials, this leaflet gives a concise description of the help A.A. can offer to the alcoholic employee. (Formerly “Alcoholics Anonymous and Employee Assistance Programs”). THE HISTORY AND EVALUATION OF EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM 23 STRUCTURE AND DESIGN OF EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE PROGRAMS 25 Program models of Employee Assistance Program 25 Principles of the Employee Assistance Program 29 The Basis Elements of an Employee Assistance Program Data from the Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey (FEVS) shows that satisfaction with Federal work-life programs is very high among women – and men - who participate in programs such as flexible work schedules, telework, health and wellness programs, the Employee Assistance Program (EAP), child care programs, and elder care programs.We need to have the option to ask for help, and feel safe doing so (depression screenings are free under the Affordable Care Act, and some companies offer an Employee Assistance Program).

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