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NEWS

News from the EAPA-SA Board

Eduweek 2019 Registrations are Open!

We are so excited to announce our DELEGATE PACKAGES and our THEME ARTWORK. The Organising Committee is cognisant that the cost of living has increased, and to assist you with acquiring approvals, we have kept the 3 Day Eduweek Package PRICE THE SAME AS 2018. Please...

EAPA-SA STRATEGIC SESSION FOR 2019 -2023

Progressive organisations embrace the value of a strategic planning exercise as a mechanism to give direction and propel the organisation forward.   A successful outcome of any strategic planning outcome is expressed in clear measurable goals, SMART...

EAPA-SA Board: Strategic Insights for 2019 – 2023

Through a series of questions and answers we asked EAPA-SA President, Thiloshni Govender, to provide members with feedback from The Board’s strategy meeting - pertaining to EAPA-SA’s plans and key focus areas over the next five years as a leading industry...

Focus on EAPA-SA Eduweek

The annual EAPA-SA Eduweek has just celebrated its 20th anniversary – and this year it incorporated the Pan African Conference.  EAPA-SA and Pan African Eduweek 2018 was a resounding success, drawing the largest number of delegates in the history of the event and...

EAPA-SA Office move and year end closure

Dear EAPA-SA members and partners As communicated during our last AGM, the Association continues to grow from strength to strength. The business outlook is so positive and promising, that we are expanding and will be moving our location in order to...

Approved Professional Bodies

The Directorate Registration and Recognition (DRR) of SAQA is responsible for the evaluation and processing of applications for recognition of professional bodies and registration of professional designations for the purposes of the NQF Act, no 67 of 2008....

SAPS Wellness Indaba

The South African Police Service under Brigadier Nohlonolo presented their first employee wellness Indaba. It was a privilege for the  Employee Assistance Professionals Association  to be able to partner with SAPS in this momentous event. Dr Bhoodram...

EAPA-SA and Pan-African Eduweek Round-up

The theme of the 20th EAPA-SA and Pan African Eduweek, held in Nelson Mandela Bay in September, was Creating the Future - Innovative Solutions to Uniquely South African EA Problems” Featuring one of our most exciting and valuable programmes to date, we...

EVENTS

Stories about our events and what took place

First Round of Eduweek Speakers Announced

We are thrilled to announce the first round of speakers for Eduweek 2019 with many more to come in the following weeks. These speakers are coming from around the globe to share their knowledge and expertise with you through a variety of workshops and talks. Have a...

Invitation to the EAPA-SA Service Providers Engagement Session

EAPA SA is always looking at building valuable relationships with stakeholders within our industry. As a service provider we consider you as a key stakeholder. We therefore invite you to join us in a consultation session on the criteria of becoming a service provider...

6 to 7 June Ikhala Chapter Invite to the Seminar

EAPA SA and the EAPA-Ikhala Chapter cordially invites you to the Chapter Annual Seminar Venue: East London Golf Club, 22 Gleneagles Upper , Bunkers Hill, EL TOPICS: DAY ONE – 6 JUNE 2019: 08H00 – 16H00 Disaster management (Internal & External) - COGTA Revolution of...

Cancelled: 16 May Egoli Service Provider Breakfast Event

EAPA-SA EGOLI CHAPTER EVENT CANCELLATION NOTICE: SERVICE PROVIDER BREAKFAST Dear Stakeholder, It is with regret that we inform you that we have received very few RSVP’s for the above-mentioned event to be held on the 16th May 2019. Due to the importance of the...

EAPA-SA Conference and Events Management from 2019 to 2023

EAPA-SA is looking to appoint an event management company to organize, manage and coordinate the annual EAPA-SA Eduweek event on behalf of the Association. This tender document outlines the range of services that the Company will need to undertake and...

Message to all the Egoli Members

Good day EAPA Egoli Members and Stakeholders, Thank you to the members and stakeholders who attended the Egoli Chapter’s closing event on the 22nd November at the Johannesburg Botanical Gardens. The day turned out to be a brilliant event and we enjoyed the...

Invitation: EAPA Egoli Chapter Save the Date- 22nd November

EAPA-SA EGOLI CHAPTER MEETING SAVE THE DATE INVITATION: CHAPTER EVENT   DATE:      22nd November 2018 TIME:       09:00 – 13:00 VENUE: Johannesburg Botanical Gardens Olifants Road Emmarentia Johannesburg Entrance to Johannesburg Botanical Gardens: the...

ARTICLES

Interesting reading for members.

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Six Simple Ways to Create a Mentally Healthier Workplace

Absenteeism, reduced productivity, and increased health care costs are just a few of the ways mental health issues affect an organisation’s bottom line, however, there are steps that can be taken to help employees build mental strength and enable them to...

How to calculate the ROI of your EAP

The ability to measure Return on Investment (ROI) is seen to have great value within the EAP and Employee Health and Wellness industries.  Employee Assistance providers are under increasing pressure to ensure that their programmes have sound evaluation...

Back to Basics: The Role of EAP in Disaster Management

While general EAP services are designed to address personal employee challenges on a day-to-day basis, the acute needs of employees and organisations after a critical incident such as natural disaster, violence, accidents, or an employee death, are better...

Four Top Tips for Increasing EAP Usage

With their focus on early intervention and enabling employees to resolve day-to-day issues that can affect their productivity and performance at work, EAPs have become a vital part of an organisation’s toolkit to support and nurture the physical and mental...

Employee Burnout: What Can Managers Do?

Burnout has three components: exhaustion (lost energy), cynicism (lost enthusiasm), and inefficacy (lost self-confidence and capacity to perform). Burnout has a strong correlation with how employees are managed and it can adversely affect both employee...

The Best Ways to Support Employees through a Disaster

Disasters, natural or otherwise, or any unforeseen large-scale disruptive event can create a host of problems for organisations, where the knock-on effects ranging from structural damage, to lost productivity and employee assistance, must be handled...