Citations with the tag: EMPLOYEE assistance programs
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// Employee Benefit News; May2006, Vol. 20 Issue 6, p11
Presents a correction to the article "Employers Beware: Is Your EAP Licensed?" that was published in the October 2005 issue.
- Employers recognise value of counselling.
Whitfield, Martin // People Management; 12/21/95, Vol. 1 Issue 25, p6
Reports that Employment Service follows the private sector's lead on external employee assistance programmes (EAP). Total number of the employees now covered by EAP; Scheme introduced after an increase in absenteeism caused concern; Major reason for the growth of confidential services.
- When the personal becomes professional.
Edelman, Karen A. // Across the Board; Apr97, Vol. 34 Issue 4, p63
Offers techniques for confronting troubled employees. What manager should do when a staffer's personal problem affects his work and his relationship with others.
- The Internet and the EAP.
Raber, Rick // Behavioral Health Management; Sep/Oct99, Vol. 19 Issue 5, p34
Focuses on the use of the Internet by providers of employee-assistance programs (EAP). Why Internet-based service makes sense; How Internet-based EAP works; What do Internet services offer.
- EAPS: Better Onsite or Offsite?
Collins, Kenneth // Behavioral Health Management; Mar/Apr2000, Vol. 20 Issue 2, p42
Focuses on a survey conducted by EAP Support Systems to examine the efficacy of onsite and offsite employee assistance program in the United States. Utilization rate of onsite programs; Reason onsite programs have more supervisory referrals; Percentage of employees who are treated for substance...
- Directory deadlines approaching.
Collins, Kenneth // Business Insurance; 3/11/2002, Vol. 36 Issue 10, p4
Reports the publication of the Directory of Employee Assistance Programs (EAP) and the Directory of Dependent Care Resource and Referral Services Providers by the 'Business Insurance' journal in the U.S. Features of the directories; Introduction of companies providing EAP services; Requirements...
- EAPs becoming part of larger programs.
Prince, Michael // Business Insurance; 06/15/98, Vol. 32 Issue 24, p14
Presents information on employee assistance program providers (EAPs) in the United States, highlighting the impact which consolidation is having on the EAPs. Information on the trend where EAPs are being presented as an integrated part of behavioral health care companies; What has contributed...
- Personal contact in EAPs called key.
Bradford, Michael // Business Insurance; 06/15/98, Vol. 32 Issue 24, p15
Focuses on employee assistance programs (EAPs) in the United States. Influence of technology on the ability if EAPs to provide access to information and resources; Cautions against the complete replacement of human interaction; Statements made by Vincent O'Connell, associate benefit consultant...
- BI directory of employee assistance programs.
Bradford, Michael // Business Insurance; 06/15/98, Vol. 32 Issue 24, p16
Presents a directory of employee assistance programs (EAPs) in the United States. Listing of companies where (EAPs) are implemented.
- Internet helping workers stay productive on the job.
Prince, Michael // Business Insurance; 06/26/2000, Vol. 34 Issue 26, p3
Focuses on employers' use of the Internet to enhance their employee assistance programs (EAP) in the United States as of June 26, 2000. Use of Web sites to provide employees with access to work and life benefits.
- Not just a handout.
Tittemore, James // CA Magazine; Aug94, Vol. 127 Issue 6, p49
Focuses on the role of employee assistance programs (EAPs) in corporate management. EAP's history; Benefits to employees and employers.
- Will Cty. seeks competitive edge with jobs fund.
Gross, Daniel // Crain's Chicago Business; 12/16/96, Vol. 19 Issue 51, p9
States that Joliet, and Will County have launched a five-year initiative dubbed Competitive Edge, which is aimed at diversifying the county's job base. Value of the initiative; Funding of the initiative; Comments from Bill Frederick, principal at Wadley-Donovan group Incorporated.
- Testing, testing 1-2-3.
McCune, Jenny C. // Management Review; Jan96, Vol. 85 Issue 1, p50
Reports that one successful military technique which has been transplanted to civilian life is that of checkrides or otherwise known as employee skills testing. Date of establishment of technique; Comments by Terry Bangs, jet fighter flyer in the Vietnam War; Development of standardized...
- Understanding employee assistance programs.
Baldino, Robert C. // Westchester County Business Journal; 05/19/97, Vol. 36 Issue 20, p16
Provides tips on understanding employee assistance programs. List of common problems that may affect company production; Tips include avoiding of legal liabilities; Importance of identifying the need for an employee assistance.
- Taking the hassle out of hiring.
Larocque, Karen // BusinessWest; Aug93, Vol. 10 Issue 4, p25
Discusses employee assistance programs for employers in Hampden County, Massachusetts. Access to resources in Springfield and in Holyoke Counties, Massachusetts for provision of competent, qualified and skilled employees; Hampden County Worker Assistance Center; Digital/Rexnord Worker...
- EAPs and employee privacy rights.
Chasen, Andrea Nager // BusinessWest; Nov94, Vol. 11 Issue 7, p45
Discusses issues related to the question of whether the use of employee assistance programs (EAPs) invades the privacy rights of employees when the company uses the information learned through EAP to make employment decisions. Identification of employees with alcohol or drug abuse problems as...
- Employee-assistance programs shaping `lean and mean' firms.
Petersen, Carolyn // Managed Healthcare; Aug97, Vol. 7 Issue 8, p6
Discusses the relevance of employee assistance programs on corporations in the United States. Maintenance of an open door for employees seeking help; Evaluation of the problems within the company due to its risk-management approach; Prevention of substance abuse among employees; Means to help...
- Alcohol Problems in the Workplace.
Brock, C. Peter // Public Personnel Management; Winter87, Vol. 16 Issue 4, p345
Focuses on the role of alcohol assistance programs in the evolution of employee assistance programs in the U.S. Distinction between programs dealing with alcohol-related problems and drug-related problems; Foundation of employee assistance movement; Management of people in drug and alcohol...
- Errors & Omissions.
Brock, C. Peter // Business Insurance; 7/2/2007, Vol. 41 Issue 27, p4
A correction to the article "EAPs Heavy on Variety, Light on Enrollees" published in the June 25, 2007 issue is presented.
- Under wraps.
C.H. // Black Enterprise; Oct96, Vol. 27 Issue 3, p59
Responds to an inquiry on the confidentiality of employee assistance programs (EAPs). Companies' adoption of EAPs to help workers with physical, emotional, substance abuse or financial problems; Employees' concern about the issue.
- Beyond drug and alcohol abuse.
Many, Christine // Business Insurance; 6/26/95, Vol. 29 Issue 26, p3
Reports that employee assistance programs (EAPs) are broadening their services to treat a variety of work-related and personal problems. Expansion of focus to include stress management, family and marital problems, workplace violence and the emotional disruption that can accompany downsizing.
- Employee services help boost workers' output.
Johnston, Tricia // Crain's Cleveland Business; 06/16/97, Vol. 18 Issue 24, p25
Examines the role played by employee assistance programs (EAPs) in helping companies keep the staff they already have. Types of problems these programs are designed to help solve; Advantages of companies having these programs; Comments from executive vice president of The Phoenix Group, Andre...
- `Sandwich generation' needs special benefits.
Kohl, John P.; McAllister, Daniel W. // Business Forum; Winter/Spring95, Vol. 20 Issue 1/2, p24
Presents a study of firms' implementation of programs designed to address the special needs of a work force comprising dual career couples, single parents and semi-retired and retired workers. Programs for working women; Survey of firms in southwestern United States; Child care; Elder and...
- Facing grief.
Sunoo, Brenda Paik; Solomon, Charlene Marmer // Personnel Journal; Apr96, Vol. 75 Issue 4, p79
Discusses how employers in the United States can help employees recover from grief and bereavement due to death in the family. Includes listening to employees who have experienced death in the family and how they were treated by employers; Grief and bereavement resources; Recognition of the...
- EAPs increasing.
Sunoo, Brenda Paik; Solomon, Charlene Marmer // Behavioral Health Treatment; Jul96, Vol. 1 Issue 1, p10
Presents an abstract of an article which indicates the percentage of worksites which have employee assistance program in the United States, published in the periodical `American Journal of Public Health.'
- Finding a safety valve for worker, employer.
Owens, Bill // San Diego Business Journal; 9/5/94, Vol. 15 Issue 36, p18
Reports on initiatives of companies regarding employee assistance programs (EAP). Uses of EAPs; Basic types of assistance programs; Study of costs and advantages; Effect on employees.
- Employee assistance programs.
Gill, Brian W. // American Printer; Jun97, Vol. 219 Issue 3, p94
Features the growth of employee assistance programs (EAP) in the United States. Relationship between employees' well-being and productivity; Alcoholism as a typical problem of employee; Importance of establishing clear program objectives to evaluate the program's effectiveness;...
- Corporate benefit packages now include legal services.
Fitzpatrick, Doreen // Fairfield County Business Journal; 7/31/95, Vol. 34 Issue 31, p19
Discusses the growth of employee assistance plans that include a legal benefits component in the United States according to an annual census taken by the National Resource Center for Consumers of Legal Services. Figures; Components of employee benefit packages; Examples.
- Tread carefully when dealing with troubled employees.
Perry, Phillip M. // Health Facilities Management; Jul95, Vol. 8 Issue 7, p58
Gives advice to managers on assisting troubled employees. Mistake of managers in playing counselors; Importance of adequate inquiry on employee problem; Approaches in making job-related inquiries. INSET: Those nagging personal problems: You can't leave home...
- Are standards needed for EAP phone service?
Perry, Phillip M. // Addiction Letter; Dec94, Vol. 10 Issue 12, p3
Focuses on whether standards are needed for the telephone's role in employee assistance programs (EAP). Integration fo EAP with managed care; Managed care's attitude towards standards; Problem with telephone service; Restrictions on telephone use.
- Choosing an EAP.
Carney, Karen E.; Cronin, Michael P. // Inc.; Jul94, Vol. 16 Issue 7, p95
Offers advice for those entrepreneurs who are seeking to choose an employee assistance program that is right for them. Why more and more companies are beginning to offer this fairly cheap benefit.
- Employee assistance programs effective, but underused?
McShulskis, Elaine // HRMagazine; May96, Vol. 41 Issue 5, p19
Reports on developments related to employee assistance programs in the United States. Improvement in morale and productivity; Underutilization of the programs.
- Programs that aid trouble workers.
Reynes, Roberta // Nation's Business; Jun98, Vol. 86 Issue 6, p73
Focuses on employee-assistance-plan (EAP) providers which helps identify and resolve workers problems. How one worker's problem can affect others; Reference to problems EPAs deal with; Comments from Kristine Brennan, Lincoln, Nebraska, EAP executive director and chairwoman of the EAP...
- Caring for the elderly.
Wyeth, Julia; Thomson, Paul // Canadian Business Review; Autumn95, Vol. 22 Issue 3, p46
Focuses on Canada's eldercare assistance for employees. Importance of creating a working environment for employees that balances work life and personal responsibilities; Firm's proactive approach by offering employees eldercare assistance; Growth of eldercare assistance issues; Aging of Canada's...
- TECH TALK.
Wyeth, Julia; Thomson, Paul // Workforce Management; Mar2012, Vol. 91 Issue 3, p30
An introduction is presented in which the author discusses two blogs related to employee assistance program, one by Dan Feerst and other by Pesrpectives Ltd., available on the website of this journal.
- EAP counselors not secretive about need for confidentiality.
Greenwald, Judy // Business Insurance; 6/27/94, Vol. 28 Issue 26, p3
Discusses various aspects of the importance of confidentiality in employee assistance programs (EAPs). Instances in which EAP counselors are obligated to reveal the content of therapy sessions; Employers and counselors' desire for confidentiality; Explaining confidentiality guidelines to employees.
- Employers troubled by underuse of EAPs.
Greenwald, Judy // Business Insurance; 6/27/94, Vol. 28 Issue 26, p10
Discusses various aspects of employees' underutilization of employee assistance programs (EAP). Two major reasons for the underutilization; Lack of awareness among employees of EAPs; Issue of confidentiality; Steps that employers can take to encourage employees' use of EAPs.
- `False memory' risk surfaces.
Schachner, Michael // Business Insurance; 6/27/94, Vol. 28 Issue 26, p14
Discusses various aspects of employers' liability from false-memory syndrome cases arising from employee assistance programs. Minimizing liabilities; Ramona Case; Possibility of an employer being drawn into a third-party lawsuit.
- Inquiries prompt review of VEBA basics.
Wallach, Lance // National Underwriter / Life & Health Financial Services; 9/1/97, Vol. 101 Issue 35, p7
Discusses the article `Voluntary Employees' Beneficiary Association,' written by Lance Wallach. When a VEBA becomes a tax-exempt organization; How a business or professional can participate in VEBA; Information on contributions made by VEBA for the funding of life insurance.
- Employee assistance providers.
Wallach, Lance // New Orleans CityBusiness (1994 to 2008); 4/11/94 Supplement Lists, Vol. 14 Issue 40, p8
Presents a list of employee assistance providers (EAP) in Louisiana. Number of counselling staff; Percentage of business in New Orleans; 1992 revenues from EAP services; 1992 total company revenues; Contact information.
- Using VEBAs for employer-owners.
Wallach, Lance // National Underwriter / Life & Health Financial Services; 3/24/97, Vol. 101 Issue 12, p27
Highlights some of the benefits of a Voluntary Employees' Beneficiary Association (VEBA). Description of VEBAs in Section 501(c)(9) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986; Period during which the earnings of the VEBA trust are tax-exempt.
Drotos, J. Chip // Behavioral Health Management; May/Jun97, Vol. 17 Issue 3, p40
Comments on the `Employee Assistance Magazine,' a publication which the author edited for many years. How the magazine started; Contributions of the magazine; Characterization and coverage of the magazine.
- The salvation of the EAP.
Maloof, Bruce A.; Governale, Nicholas // Behavioral Health Management; Jul/Aug97, Vol. 17 Issue 4, p34
Focuses on the challenges threatening the survival of the employee assistance programs (EAP). Causes of the losses of EAP; Sample of the expanded services that evolve EAP into Corporate Assistance Programs (CAP); Basic preparations of EAP for becoming a CAP.
- The evolving world of employee assistance.
Oss, Monica E.; Clary, John // Behavioral Health Management; Jul/Aug98, Vol. 18 Issue 4, p20
Provides information on employee assistance programs (EAP) services. Three possible scenarios described by EAP researchers for the evolution of employee assistance program; Four types of programs that are referred to in the marketplace as `employee assistance programs'; Three categories of...
- How to select an employee assistance program.
Oss, Monica E.; Clary, John // Business Press; 4/26/96 Supplement, Vol. 8 Issue 52, p8
Presents advice on how to select an employee assistance program (EAP). Definition of an EAP; Questions considered in discussions with EAPs; Professional staff.
- The EAP struggle: Counselors or referrers?
Yandrick, Rudy M. // HR Magazine; Aug1998, Vol. 43 Issue 9, p90
Discusses the changing role of employee assistance program (EAP) professionals. Conflict between the traditional workplace-focused assessment and referral (A&R) model and the long-term counseling model; Efforts of the EAP field to keep its practices distinct from those of counseling...
- Hayes hosts health fair.
Yandrick, Rudy M. // Hudson Valley Business Journal; 09/29/97, Vol. 8 Issue 11, p5b
Reports that the Employee Assistance Program of Helen Hayes Hospital will host its annual free employee/community health fair on October 17, 1997 in West Haverstraw, New York. Theme of the health fair; Participants in the event.
- Utilization of employees' assistance program in a public accounting firm: Some preliminary data.
Burke, Ronald J. // Psychological Reports; Aug94, Vol. 75 Issue 1, p264
Investigates the awareness and satisfaction levels of the Employees' Assistance Program (EAP) in a single firm. Related studies.
- EAP source list.
Burke, Ronald J. // Benefits Selling; Oct2011, Vol. 9 Issue 10, p76
The article offers information on companies in the U.S. that offer employee assistance programs (EAP), including Alliance Work Partners, Behavioral Health Systems Inc., and Employee Resource Systems Inc.
- Helping hand to employees.
Burke, Ronald J. // Management Today; Jun95, p16
Features employee assistance programs (EAP) in Great Britain which provide counseling services to company workers and their immediate family members. Reasons for the rapid growth of EAP demand; EAP as an approach to effective human resource management.