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.
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In the modern workplace, psychological safety and the eradication of bullying are paramount for fostering an environment where employees can thrive. South Africa’s legislative framework, alongside psychological insights, offers a blueprint for creating workplaces that...
In post-apartheid South Africa, the workplace is a microcosm of the broader societal landscape, where race dynamics continue to influence the fabric of professional environments. Addressing these dynamics is not only a matter of social justice but also a strategic...
The inception of Employee Assistance Professionals in South Africa can be traced back to the 1980s, a period of significant socio-political upheaval. Since then, EAPs have evolved, aiming to address the myriad of issues faced by the workforce, influenced by the...
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Highlights Of Our In Person Events
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.
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.
The awards are about recognising best practice and exceptional achievement, and sharing the knowledge and experience in the association community.