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We invite you to become a content contributor

We invite you to become a content contributor

The detrimental effects of the coronavirus pandemic has placed EAP, as an industry, at the forefront of employee health and wellness like never before, including in the support of care workers and other essential workers  on the frontline in the fight to overcome...

EAPA-SA Workplace Guideline COVID-19 / SARS-CoV-19 Virus

OVERVIEW OF THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC A contagious disease known as Coronavirus or COVID-19, caused by SARS-CoV-19 Virus, was first detected in China in December 2019 and has since spread worldwide.  On 30 January 2020, The World Health Organisation (WHO) declared...

STATEMENT FROM EAPA-SA ABOUT COVID-19

STATEMENT FROM EAPA-SA ABOUT COVID-19

Date: 17 March 2020 SUBJECT: STATEMENT FROM EAPA-SA ABOUT COVID-19  Dear Delegates, Members and Stakeholders,  In light of President Ramaphosa’s address on Sunday 15th of March 2020 regarding the Covid-19 outbreak and the state of disaster restrictions that the...

We invite you to become a content contributor

We invite you to become a content contributor

Call for content: The Board would like to showcase members and add to the Association’s valuable body of knowledge by inviting EAPA-SA members to become newsletter content contributors.

We invite you to become a content contributor

We invite you to become a content contributor

In order to continue providing our members with the highest quality, most topical content possible, EAPA-SA is seeking reputable contributions to EAPA-SA newsletter article content, covering leading practices and emerging issues from within the EAP industry. We ask...

Old Mutual Partnership Awards

Old Mutual Partnership Awards

Old Mutual held its inaugural Partnership Awards (OMPA) at the end of 2019, which was designed as a vehicle  to recognise the partnerships and relationships that it established with its most supportive stakeholders. This platform is intended to better enable the...

Christmas Message from EAPA-SA President

Christmas Message from EAPA-SA President

On behalf of the Executive Board of the Employee Assistance Professionals Association of South Africa (EAPA-SA), I am delighted to extend Season’s Greetings to all our members, stakeholders, associates, sponsors and partners. We wish you a Holy Christmas and a Blessed...

EVENTS
Invitation to EAPA-SA Special General Meeting(SGM)

Invitation to EAPA-SA Special General Meeting(SGM)

Good Afternoon Valued EAPA-SA members   In these unprecedented times, it is with mixed emotions that I invite you to join us forthis Special General Meeting in place of what would have been our 22nd AnnualGeneral Meeting. This, our very first virtual General...

More Reasons to Attend the EAPA-SA Eduweek 2020

We have had an amazing response since we opened the 2020 Eduweek registrations. Thank you to those that have already registered. If you have not yet registered, don't miss out on the Early Bird Discount, which expires on 20 May. The call for speakers is still open and...

EAPA-SA Symposium: Jacaranda Chapter

EAPA-SA Symposium: Jacaranda Chapter

The EAPA-SA Jacaranda Chapter in partnership with Old Mutual Pretoria hosted its very first and successful EAPA-SA Symposium, to have a debrief of the conference for its members and prospective members who could not make to attend the EAPA-SA 21st Annual Eduweek which...

Eduweek Sponsor Spotlight: Old Mutual

Q:  When was Old Mutual established and what the company’s purpose, vision and mission? A: Established in 1845, Old Mutual is the largest financial services provider in Southern Africa, with operations in 14 countries in Africa. The company has R1.2 billion under...

Eduweek Speaker Profile: Safia Joseph – Careways Wellness

Eduweek Speaker Profile: Safia Joseph – Careways Wellness

We spoke to Safia Joseph, Project Manager of Careways Wellness to get her insights on the value of the event and input on the benefits she derived from attending EAPA-SA Eduweek. Safia is a registered psychologist with approaching 20 years’ experience - and extensive...

ARTICLES
What Can Employers do about Addressing Suicide?

What Can Employers do about Addressing Suicide?

In the wake of the pandemic suicides are expected to rise – but help can be provided 10 September is World Suicide Prevention Day.  World Suicide Prevention Day is commemorated in order to promote worldwide commitment and action to prevent suicides. On average, almost...

How to increase employees’ use of EAP?

How to increase employees’ use of EAP?

COVID-19 has taken the intensity and range of employee challenges in 2020 to a new level. With the ongoing uncertainty caused by this pandemic, many employees are experiencing increased stress and anxiety. More than ever, employers are concerned about how to provide...

Strategic Insights into Creating an Inclusive Workforce

Strategic Insights into Creating an Inclusive Workforce

Inclusion is what connects people to an organisation, and it’s one of the core reasons they stay put. When diverse employees, each who are different from their colleagues, feel heard and are allowed to flourish, the organisation benefits from their engagement and...

The Increase in Substance Abuse and Pornography Addictions

The Increase in Substance Abuse and Pornography Addictions

Physical distancing is a new reality for all of us and even people without mental illness are struggling to adapt to this new way of life.  It is critical that health and wellness professionals do not overlook South Africa’s growing addiction crisis in their workplace...

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