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The Employee Assistance Professional's Guide To Screening, Brief Intervention And Treatment (sneak peek)The Big Initiative (The Big Initiative, 2011)The workplace is a great place to establish education, prevention and brief intervention programs to impact one of the top three avoidable killers of Americans today – unhealthy and dependent alcohol use. Few businesses use the simple, fast, inexpensive and effective workplace programs described in this training. The BIG Initiative, which stands for the Brief Intervention Group Initiative, aims to support and add new tools to the way Employee Assistance Programs (EAPs) and other workplace health and safety programs throughout North America screen and treat workers who drink in ways that increase their risk of physical and emotional health problems, disease, injury, work and social problems. You will learn to use effective techniques designed specifically for employee assistance (EA) professionals and other health care professionals who provide services to people in the context of their workplace.