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 organizations 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 conferences manages the standards and ethics and has been working with SAQA and the DPSA in offering training and other resources to fulfill its mission.


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EAP tools for building a productive workforce

An employee assistance program (EAP) provides workers with a way to find help for dealing with personal and work-related issues, including alcoholism and mental health issues. Without this help these issues could decrease employees’ quality of life and interfere with job performance and decrease productivity.

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Back to Basics: Strategies to Prevent Burnout

Burnout exists at all levels of employment. It is more likely when employees have unreasonable demands placed on them or are in roles that are not a good fit. Burnout is characterised by emotional exhaustion, pessimism and ineffectiveness in the workplace, and by a chronic negative responses to stressful workplace conditions.

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Top Trends Shaping EAP Today

From their inception, primarily as workplace-based counselling programmes, EAPs have evolved, and are still evolving, into encompassing a diverse group of services in response to changes and influences from inside and outside of the workplace.

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