Indigenous Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
An Employee Assistance Program (EAP) is a free and confidential counselling service offered by employers to their employees to support their wellbeing in the workplace and in their personal lives. Depending on the employer’s arrangement, EAP may also extend to immediate family members.
Employee Assistance Program:
LifeWorks’ EAP service offers initial support and assistance to individuals and groups of employees who have personal and/or work related issues that may impact on their well-being, work performance, safety, individual and workplace morale and psychological health.
EAP counselling is aimed at assisting employees to:
- understand and clarify issues that are directly concerning them, including any underlying issues
- identify and explore options to address those issues
- develop plans to approach the issues and find constructive solutions.
Events and issues which may give rise to requests for EAP services include (but are not limited to):
- Problems with performance
- Relationships between co-workers
- Bullying and harassment
- Managing conflict and anger management
- Adjusting to change in the workplace
- Career change
- Managing work related stress
- Anxiety or depression
- Stress management
- Grief and loss
- Midlife and life transition issues
- Emotional or physical abuse
- Low self-esteem
- Substance abuse
- Gambling problems
- Anger management.
- Work-life balance
- Concerns about children
- Relationship issues
- Parenting and step-parenting issues
- Separation and divorce
- Financial or legal problems
- Domestic violence.