26 methodological problems in eap research 6 27 criteria defines an employee assistance programme (eap) as 'a work site- problems in and outside the workplace, it is worthwhile to consider what employers can do to reduce employee stress while at work there are many different stress management techniques. The primary aim of the employee assistance programme (eap) is to make a positive contribution towards toegankilikheid tot die program sal van die 4 15 research methodology and design 5 151 methodology 5 152 focus group interview 5 153 questionnaires 5 16 research design 6 17 data collection 6. Employee assistance programs (eaps) are widely used to help employees experiencing personal or work-related difficulties that impact work productivity however, rigorous research on the effectiveness of programs to improve work- related outcomes is lacking the current study represents a major advance in eap. Want to know more about employee assistance programs (eaps) and whether they provide value for employers and employees (source: the employee assistance research foundation, an organization that was founded in 2007 to understand the eap field and the current state of the art and to. Getting to know you: occupational health researchers investigate employee assistance professionals' cph-new builds on the work of researchers who have emphasized organizational-level change to “employee assistance programs (eaps) serve organizations and their employees in multiple ways, ranging from.
Past issues of employee assistance quarterly have highlighted research findings and developments on a wide range of eap topics, including: cost management, international industrial social work, outpatient treatment for addictive problems, women's issues in the workplace, corporate downsizing, and many other relevant. Areas for research include descriptive studies of eap utilization and costs to provide an up-to-date picture of services investigations of how including a focus on productivity and outcomes for work groups systematic examination of the relationship between eap activities and other. An employee assistance program (eap) is an employee benefit program that assists employees with personal problems and/or work-related problems that may impact their job performance, health, mental and emotional well-being research on the efficacy of eap's show that working with a psychologist can improve.
Of outside resources such as external employee assistance program providers ( eap), and eap have become very important in mental health care for workers in japan a comprehensive review paper on current status and issues of eap in japan has been published recently4), but the number of research papers on these. Specifically, the purpose of this paper is to elucidate the relationship between officers and employee assistant programs (eaps) design/methodology/ approach – data were collected from surveys attached to an online officer training targeting domestic violence in law enforcement families in a large southern state findings.
Best practices of employee assistance programs laura standal a research paper submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the master of science degree in training and development approved: 4 semester credits ~ atherine lui, phd research advisor the graduate school university of wisconsin-. The research group analyzes and provides commentary on key health trends and contributes to shepell's unique insight into health and productivity trends in canada, and around the world the return on investment for employee and family assistance programs: this study concludes that employers see significant roi.
100 review papers on the workplace value of mental health, addiction many of the research articles and books do have a cost, although programs (2009) 2 pages employee assistance society of north america united states & canada http://wwweasnaorg/publications-research-notes/  untreated and. Assessing the need and feasibility of an employee assistance program (eap) for south dakota without lynn's encouragement and support, this paper would have never been completed finally, i want to a study released by the research institute on addictions of the state university of new york at buffalo which. Research discussion paper no 5 entitled employee assistance programs - philosophy, theory and practice. The paper aims to stress the need and importance of eap and how other indian organisations can implement it keywords employee assistance program ( eap), counselling, employees, work life balance, employee assistance service providers international research journal of management science & technology.
Mark attridge, phd attridge consulting, inc reference: jacobson, j m, & attridge, m (2010, august) employee assistance programs (eaps): an allied profession for work/life in s sweet & j casey (eds), work and family encyclopedia chestnut hill, ma: sloan work and family research network. Abstract this paper examines the subject of employee assistance programs ( eap) and whether they provide a return on investment that merits their use the historical background of the eap will be first looked at to demonstrate its purpose and growth in the business world research will be presented in relation to eap use. In 1985, a computer-assisted telephone survey of 1,358 private-sector work sites with 50 or more employees (86 percent response rate) was conducted by the research triangle institute for the us department of health and human services the survey revealed that 24 percent of the work sites offered employees an eap.