An employer’s guide to employee assistance programs 7 figure 2: stress affects business results: more action is needed employee assistance programs: preventing and addressing problems historically, employee assistance programs (eaps) began in the 1940s with services focused on the role of use and abuse of alcohol on job performance. Employee assistance quarterly, 18(1), 1-15  westgate, s c (2008) the limitations of traditional eap metrics journal of employee assistance, 38(3), 6-8  richard, m a (2004) cyberspace: issues and challenges for eap providers employee assistance quarterly, 19(2), 51-60  richard, m a (2009) cyberspace: the new frontier for employee assistance programs. It has been long recognized that employees need emotional support to deal with a variety of issues that may affect their life-work balance, which has driven an increase in employers implementing employee assistance programs, or eaps.  weiss, r m (2003) effects of program characteristics on eap utilization employee assistance quarterly, 18(3), 61  lawrence, j a, boxer, p, & tarakeshwar, n (2002) determining the need for eap services employee assistance quarterly, 18(1), 1-15  westgate, s c (2008) the limitations of traditional eap metrics journal of employee assistance, 38(3), 6-8.
The evolution of employee assistance: a brief history and trend analysis by william white, ma, david sharar, ms, phd candidate promoted a nine step plan for implementing an occupational alcoholism program: 1) education of top internal employee assistance programs during the 1950s, companies such as consolidated edison. Managed care concepts is a behavioral healthcare company specializing in employee assistance programs, managed behavioral healthcare, drug free workplace programs, organizational development, training and consultation : implementation and promotion plan. How to set up an employee assistance program (eap) analysis of business team dynamics 3 to implement the eap, you should create a company policy you can find sample policies online also remember to revise other company policies to reflect the presence of the eap.
Implementation of eaps effectively implement employee assistance program services in an organization what are eaps employee assistance programs (eaps) are employer-sponsored programs designed to alleviate and assist in eliminating a variety of workplace problems eaps typically provide screening. Employee assistance program the purpose of an employee assistance program (eap) is to improve the psychological health of your employees it will help your staff develop coping skills and accept a greater degree of personal responsibility. Now might be the right time for employee assistance programs (eaps) to borrow a page from the comparative effectiveness research initiative and apply its basic principles. An employer’s guide to employee assistance programs 1 table of contents acknowledgements 2.
The employee health services handbook's chapter on administering employee assistance programs, written in collaboration with the department of heatlh & human services, offers policy guidance to assist agency management and program administrators in implementing successful employee assistance programs. Here are some examples of other ways to implement employee assistance programs internal/in-house programs the medstat number comes from a nine-year analysis of hospital admissions, mental health care, outpatient care and emergency department visits for 18,000 johnson & johnson employees, said goetzel the study compared employee claims. Do you know the incredible impact that an employee assistance and wellness program can have on your company here are the top 5 reasons 5 reasons to implement employee assistance & wellness programs which has driven an increase in employers implementing employee assistance programs, or eaps. How to set up an employee assistance program (eap) employee assistance programs (eaps) can help your employees with personal or work-related problems, such as substance abuse, emotional distress, or occupational distress support with implementing return-to-work policies or worker accommodation.
Assistance program policies employee assistance quarterly, 18(3), 15-32  csiernik r (2003) employee assistance program utilization: developing a comprehensive scorecard employee assistance quarterly, 18(3) 45-60  weiss, r m (2003) effects of program characteristics on eap utilization employee assistance quarterly, 18(3), 61. People seldom get through life without having to deal with some sort of serious personal problem an employee assistance program can give your employees a way to cope with personal issues that can.
Employee assistance programs (eaps) can help your employees with personal or work-related problems, such as substance abuse, emotional distress, or occupational distress employees can contact an eap counselor for free and receive short-term counseling, assessment, or referral [1. An analysis of implementing employee assistance programs we examined the body-worn an analysis of implementing employee assistance programs camera policies from 25 local police departments 1630 part 1630 labor regulations relating to labor (continued) equal employment opportunity commission pt 1630 part 1630regulations to implement the equal overview what is ada certification of state.
Analysis if 5% of your employees used the eap the potential monetary savings would be 345% of payroll for reduced absenteeism and improved productivity from problem employees the savings from these areas alone justify the cost of 014% of payroll. Secretary occupational an analysis of implementing employee assistance programs safety and health administration john l henshaw is a us-based international development firm that specializes in designing.