Employee Assistance Program – EAP
An Employee Assistance Program (EAP) is a work-based intervention program designed to enhance the emotional and psychological well-being of employees.
EAP provide preventive and proactive interventions for the early detection, identification and resolution of workplace and personal problems that may adversely impact upon work performance and general well-being.
These problems and issues may include, but are not limited to, depression, anxiety, stress, bullying, relationships, health, trauma, alcohol and substance abuse as well as gambling and other addictions.
Eap.Org (Inc) is the Peak Body representing employers, practitioners and providers that use and deliver Employee Assistance Programs throughout Australia.
Our members’ primary objective is to provide the most effective and efficient employee assistance services to employees suffering from emotional and psychological issues which may negatively impact on their work and well-being.
Benefits of an EAP
Benefits of an EAP may include increased work performance and productivity, reduced absenteeism, conflict and occupational stress, improved staff morale, employee retention and recruitment, reduced worker’s compensation, improve employee satisfaction and enhance employer-employee relationships.
Eap.Org (Inc) is committed to working with Australian employers, practitioners and providers in the development of best practice Employee Assistance Programs.
Eap.Org (Inc) is a not for profit organization with the emphasis being on understanding the needs of our organisational clients and tailoring services to support and prevent mental health issues in the workplace.
Eap.Org Memberships & Benefits
Membership for Employers is free and all employers interested in the delivery of Employee Assistance Programs within their organization are encouraged to register. Benefits include access to registered EAP Providers & Practitioners as well as invitations to both participate and attend our regular meetings and conferences.
Membership for EAP Providers & Practitioners require an annual registration fee. Providers will be given a complimentary listing on the Home Page of our website. Practitioners will be listed and access will be given to both Employers & Providers looking to engage practitioners. Both parties will also be invited to participate and attend our regular meetings and conferences. Memberships can be purchased online or alternatively an invoice and registration form can be forwarded upon request.
Looking for an EAP Provider
If you are an employer looking for a suitable EAP Provider to match your company needs please contact us for advice. Please provide:
- Company name
- Contact person
- Email of contact person
- Number of employees
- Projected usage of EAP services
- Specific requirements
While the head office for Eap.Org is located in Melbourne, Victoria support to employers, providers and practitioners is provided Australia wide.