EAP and COVID-19: Can Robots Improve the Mental Health of the Workforce?
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Other TitlesCan Robots Improve the Mental Health of the Workforce?
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AbstractReview of the trends in adding artificial intelligence and technological tools to support employees concerning workplace mental health issues. Employee assistance programs (EAP) and the new marketplace of techno therapy live- and machine-based tools are discussed and compared. Key issues are described to help employers and benefit plan sponsors when considering which tools to use and promote for improving the mental health of the workforce.
DescriptionThis record includes three attachments: an article published in Benefits Magazine, 2021, a working paper in preparation for a doctoral dissertation, and a Powerpoint Presentation on related "Potential Research Questions."
CitationParmenter, E., & Attridge, M. (2021). Can robots improve the mental health of the workforce? Benefits Magazine, 58(5), 38-45.
SponsorsThe League; Attridge Consulting, Inc.
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The article was reproduced with permission from Benefits Magazine, Volume 58 Number 5, pages 38-45, May 2021, published by the International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans (www.ifebp.org), Brookfield, Wisconsin. All rights reserved. Statements or opinions expressed in this article are those of the author and do not necessarily represent the views or positions of the International Foundation, its officers, directors or staff. No further transmission or electronic distribution of this material is permitted.
Keywordmental health in the workplace
behavioral health benefits
self service digital platforms
Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)
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