Welcome to the Employee Assistance Professionals Association of South Africa
The EAP Association (EAPA) is the largest, oldest and most respected professional association for persons in the employee assistance program field. EAPA represents more than 3500 individuals and organisations with an interest in employee assistance across 40 countries.
With nearly 5,000 members in over 30 countries around the globe, EAPA is the world’s most relied upon source of information and support for and about the employee assistance profession.
EAPA-SA hosts professional Eduweek events, manages the standards and ethics and has been working with SAQA and the DPSA in offering training and other resources to fulfil its mission.
EAPA-SA Wins Best Large Association Conference in Africa, TWO Years in a Row!
On 30 October 2018, EAPA-SA was awarded the Best Large Association Conference as well as being commended for our E-Newsletter being a success story at the Africa Association Ceremony 2018. The ceremony was part of the Association of Association Executives (AAE), African Conference held in Pretoria, Gauteng. The conference brings together association executives from around the globe to share best practice.
In 2019 on Monday the 19th of August, EAPA-SA was once again awarded the Best Large Association Conference for the second year running.
The Association Awards, organised by the Association of Associations Executives, raises the profile of associations, their executives, and gives them the recognition for their effort and success.
All nominations are judged by a prestigious judging panel consisting of influential association leaders and specialists, all focused on the continuous improvement of associations: UK, International, and European.
Through the Association Awards and the Association Success Story Programme, AAE facilitates the dissemination of in-depth case studies with practical information and data that enables associations to achieve the best results from their projects and developments.
The awards are about recognising best practice and exceptional achievement, and sharing the knowledge and experience in the association community.
NewsHere are the latest News articles...
The unique "dual client" nature of employee assistance work can complicate ethical decision-making as the EAP industry and personnel always have simultaneous client responsibilities to both the work organisation and individual employees or family members....
OverviewIn 2018 market research agency, Columinate, engaged 1000 urban South Africans to investigate the statistics behind sexual harassment in the workplace. According to the data recorded from participants in the study:51% of workplaces do not have a...
Most businesses, whether large or small, care about the health and wellbeing of their employees, but for SMEs, it can be more difficult to rationalise their investment in an EAP when so many other areas of the business compete for a slice of the budget....