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Focus on EAPA-SA Eduweek

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

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

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

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

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

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...

Mental Health and Wellness In the Fourth Industrial Revolution

Setting the scene:   What is the Fourth Industrial Revolution or 4IR? In his book, The Fourth Industrial Revolution, Professor Klaus Schwab, founder and executive chairman of the World Economic Forum (WEF), describes the fourth industrial revolution as...

Incoming EAPA-SA Board Members

Incoming EAPA-SA Board Members

Dear Members The incoming board members, announced at the EAPA-SA and Pan African Eduweek.  We will feature one board member per month in the upcoming newsletters. The new board will have their first meeting in mid-November, after which we will provide a...

EVENTS
6 to 7 June Ikhala Chapter Invite to the Seminar

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...

Cancelled: 16 May Egoli Service Provider Breakfast Event

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

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

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...

Invitation: Ikhala Chapter Self Care Session the Summer Style

Invitation: Ikhala Chapter Self Care Session the Summer Style

EAPA SA and the EAPA-Ikhala Chapter cordially invites you to the End of the Year (Self Care Session the Summer Style) Date: 28th November 2018 Session One Venue: Meander Inn, East London Time: 08h30 – 12h00 Activity: Self Care by Image Consultant, Self Care in a...

ARTICLES
The Importance of Internal Communications during a Pandemic

The Importance of Internal Communications during a Pandemic

Communication is the lifeblood of an organisation. As working remotely ramps up during the coronavirus pandemic, there is a risk that employees may start to feel disconnected and isolated. This has implications for mental wellbeing and productivity, and can negatively impact the organisation as a whole.

Learnings from the Frontline: Andre Cloete

Learnings from the Frontline: Andre Cloete

We spoke to Andre Cloete, Manager of Client Relations and Chairperson of EAPA-SA’s Egoli Chapter about his experience and learnings as an EAP service provider over the national coronavirus lockdown period.Q: In your experience as an EAP service provider, has there...

Applying the Principles of Change Management during the Coronavirus Pandemic

Applying the Principles of Change Management during the Coronavirus Pandemic

People are all different when it comes to their levels of resilience; and any workplace change can cause anxiety in employees. In this unprecedented time of striving to stay safe during a pandemic and overcoming work interruption through adhering to a national lockdown, how can employers take care of their worker’s mental health and wellbeing?

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