• General Mental Health Practitioners as EAP Affiliates: Do They Emphasize the Workplace With EAP Cases?

      Sharar, David A., 1961- (2010)
      EAPs are a common benefit to help workers (and their families)with a variety of personal problems that may have a negative impact on their job performance. A distinctive aspect of EAP intervention that makes it different from counseling or psychotherapy is that it should focus on the workplace, or examine the effects of unresolved personal problems on job performance. The most prevalent model in the delivery of EAPs is the Affiliate Network, where EAP vendors or firms contract with a network of independent counselors, or "Affiliates", to provide EAP services in a private office to employees and family members. What has not been systematically examined until this study is if and how Affiliates enrolled in EAP networks emphasize the workplace in the context of practicing EAP...