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IS-2030 Employee Assistance Program

Human Resources

Release: 11/7/00
Revision 1: 7/14/15
Revision 2: 9/16/20

1. Confidentiality

Participation in EAP services is voluntary and confidential, other than exceptions referred to in Section 4 of this document. When possible, information discussed with the EAP professional will be kept confidential, and will not be released without the written consent of the employee.

1.1 The EAP representative is legally compelled to release information if the individual being treated is a danger to self or others, child abuse is involved, as law may require, or a court order exists.

1.2 In other instances, information will be released only with the employees consent. If a signed release is not available, the only information provided to the employer will be whether the employee attended appointments at the EAP as a result of a formal supervisory referral.

2. Training & Organizational Interventions

The EAP is available to provide training.  Training offerings include, but are not limited to:  strategic planning, team building, conflict resolution, workplace violence prevention, stress management, and dealing with difficult people.  The Human Resources Department will coordinate training.

3. Critical Incident Stress Management (CISM)

The EAP is available to meet with employee groups following critical incidents such as death or suicide, a traumatic injury at the workplace, a violent event in the workplace, and other crises that can have a traumatic effect on employees in the workplace.  The Human Resources Department will coordinate CISM consultation.

4. Additional Services

For information on the types of services provided by the EAP, please visit https://www.guidanceresources.com/groWeb/login/login.xhtml.

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