TITLE

EAP's domestic violence role

AUTHOR(S)
Bowman, Charlie; Paul, Rich
PUB. DATE
July 2005
SOURCE
Behavioral Health Management;Jul/Aug2005, Vol. 25 Issue 4, p38
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the role of employee assistance programs (EPA) in addressing domestic violence in the workplace in the U.S. Percentage of all incidents of violence in the workplace resulting from domestic violence; Impact of domestic violence against women employees on their work performance; Services which can be offered by EPA to prevent domestic violence; Examples of what employers can do to address domestic violence, including the building of collaborative partnerships aimed at creating safe and supportive work environments.
ACCESSION #
18096462

 

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