Peer ReviewedEmployee Assistance Professionals Association Conferences Selection Committee
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AbstractThere are now hundreds of research studies on workplace mental health and addictions that can be applied to the development and delivery EAP services. Dr. Attridge will reveal key findings from over two dozen of his recent international literature reviews, scholarly book chapters, conference presentations, web-cast trainings, and business publications. When distilled down into key themes and translated into commonly understood business language, this body of scholarly work offers a clear agenda of what EAPs should be focusing on in the areas of service delivery and management. This evidence can be used to enhance the value of EAPs through building better marketing, operational practices, data measurement, and value reporting. All-day workshop.
Table of ContentsThe first part of the workshop reviews the research literature to find the FACTS needed to answer questions such as: * What kinds of mental health and addiction disorders are the most commonly experienced in modern society and how do they affect the workplace? * What kinds of treatments are available and how well do they work? * What is the proper role of EAPs in response to these issues. The second part of the workshop focuses on the practical implications of research findings for the FUTURE of EAP. * How to define the value of EAPs * How to increase the value of EAPs * How to measure the value of EAPs * How to share the value of EAPs
DescriptionAll-day workshop for EAP professionals. Presented in Dallas, Texas.
CitationAttridge, M. (2009, October). Restoring the workplace: A research-driven agenda for EAPs. A full-day workshop for the Employee Assistance Professionals Association Professional Development Institute, Dallas, TX.
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