Basic Course in Employee Assistance Programmes
Basic Course in Employee Assistance Programmes
05 Jun 2023
R 9800.00

Brief Description

The Basic Course Employee Assistance Programmes provides you with the knowledge, skills and insights to become an Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) practitioner in private companies, government departments or service-provider organisations. The course will enhance your knowledge of EAPs (including standards and instruments) to enable you to successfully promote wellness in the workplace, while aligning the therapeutic, management/ supervisory and M&E strategies of a planned EAP to an organisation’s goals and objectives. With a good grasp of the rationale, functions and marketing of EAPs in the work environment, you will be able to design a customised EAP solution for your own organisation

Learning Outcomes

After successful completion of the course, you will be able to

  • define EAPs and provide a historical and conceptual context
  • discuss EAP standards
  • understand EAPs as instruments to promote wellness
  • discuss the therapeutic component of EAPs
  • offer EAP management orientation and supervisory training
  • market EAPs, and
  • design an M&E strategy for EAPs.
Course Content
The course covers the following topics:
  • Context and history of the EAP
  • Definition of EAPs and related fields
  • Rationale, functions and standards for EAPs 
  • Marketing of EAPs
  • Therapeutic component of EAPs
  • EAP management and supervisory training
  • EAP consultation
  • Monitoring and evaluation (M&E) of EAPs
Entry Requirements

Prospective delegates should have at least a relevant three-year bachelor’s degree or equivalent qualification. A qualification in the fields of Social Work, Psychology, Nursing or Human Resources will be to your advantage.

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Human Capital Management
Who Should attend:

This course is ideal for you if you are already working or intend to work in the field of EAP and/or wellness – whether you are professionally trained or not.

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