Human Resources: Employee Assistance
EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM
What is an EAP?
An EAP is a benefit that is easy to use and helps employees by encouraging them to get help for problems affecting their lives. The EAP is FREE to employees and family members. The EAP is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Employees and their family can get help for a variety of problems such as: Depression…Substance Abuse…Stress...Domestic Violence…Eating Disorders…Parenting…Problems with children or adolescents…Marital/Relationship Issues…Loss/Grief…Child/Elder Care…Financial Problems…Legal Problems… and more!
All counselors are master’s level and/or certified or licensed. The focus of the EAP is assessment and referral with short-term counseling when a problem can be resolved in a few sessions. Referrals are made to treatment providers and/or community resources when more extensive care is needed.
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Who Is the “EAP” Provider?
Schreiner University has partnered with The Hartford to provide EAP services.
What are some of the benefits of an “EAP”?
Up to 5 FREE sessions with a local licensed counselor
Legal referrals and 30 minute FREE consultation with a local attorney
Financial referrals and 30 minute FREE consultation with a local financial planner
Work/Life specialists to help you with everything from finding a child care or elder care facility to the perfect sitter for your pets!
Access to their website www.guidanceresources.com to create your personal username and password. IN the Company/Organization field, use: HLF902
Is the EAP CONFIDENTIAL?
Confidentiality is of the utmost importance; the EAP complies with all state and federal confidentiality regulations. Before any information can be given to a supervisor, or anyone else, EAP clients must first indicate their desire for such a release by signing a written release form. Even with a release, information to a supervisor is limited. The utilization reports sent to Schreiner University have only blind statistics; no names are ever given.
Grief Counseling is one of the many services offered by your EAP. Click here for more information.