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NEWS

News from the EAPA-SA Board

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...

Back to Basics: The Fundamentals of EAP

What is the purpose of an Employee Assistance Programme? The overall purpose of an Employee Assistance Programme is to ensure that employees are able to remain productive in the workplace and manage their personal lives, even when faced with difficult life...

EVENTS

Stories about our events and what took place

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...

Egoli Chapter Meeting September 2018

The Egoli Chapter meeting held on the 27th September was a great success! Our special guests for the meeting were: Prof. Lourie Terblanche – Speaker on the programme Dr. Pravesh Bhoodram – Speaker on the programme Brenda Masinga – Sanlam Sky Solutions,...

Platinum Chapter Launch

The recent launch of the Platinum Chapter on 29 June 2018 demonstrated the existence of EAPA-SA in all provinces of South Africa. The launch of the Platinum Chapter automatically means increased membership and increased influence through its promotion of...

ARTICLES

Interesting reading for members.

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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...

Why Employers Need to Take Cyber Bullying Seriously

Cyber bullying, which is bullying that takes place over digital devices such as cell phones, computers, and tablets, is a growing problem, globally. Cyber bullying is defined as bullying, harassment or victimisation that takes place on blogs, email or...

Back to Basics: Disability Inclusion at Work

An overview of disability in South Africa In South Africa’s 2011 Census, citizens were asked if they had mild or severe difficulty in the six functional areas of seeing, hearing, communicating, walking, remembering and self-care. According to a 2014 report...

Obesity in the Workplace: Impact and Recommendations

Obesity in the global workforce has a significant economic impact According to Investopedia, the dramatic rise in obesity and obesity-related problems among the world’s population has not only cost billions of people their health, but has also brought...