EAPA’s September 2015 Branch Meeting welcomes Mark Brayne as guest speaker

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Mark Brayne: Practical Tips from Hard-Won Experience in Dealing with Client Trauma

The UK EAPA is delighted to welcome Mark Brayne as guest speaker for its September 2015 Branch Meeting. Mark is a fine example of a true professional, proving that previous careers can provide a solid foundation for building a reputation as a sought-after trauma specialist. You have to be a professional to be able to cope with trauma effectively. But what kind of training and experience is really appropriate?   Do the new trauma [...]

UK EAPA publishes new Complaints & Disciplinary Procedure

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UK EAPA publishes new Complaints & Disciplinary Procedure

The UK Employee Assistance Professionals Association has recently published a new Complaints & Disciplinary Procedure. "This updated procedure clearly defines what a complaint is, something that will be particularly useful to confirm if an issue is a complaint that UK EAPA can help to address. The Association would always encourage anyone contemplating raising a complaint to seek to resolve matters informally wherever possible, but should this [...]

Latest issue of EAPA Member Newsletter published

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Latest issue of EAPA Member Newsletter published

The latest issue of the UK EAPA Member Newsletter has just been published.   Featuring articles on a range of topics including EAP evaluation and challenging perceptions around employee debt, the newsletter also provides information on the International Employee Assistance Professionals Association 2015 World EAP Conference that takes place in San Diego from 29 September to 2 October 2015.   To read the latest newsletter, just click

Totaljobs.com – Andrew Kinder on how to handle workplace stress

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Andrew Kinder on how to handle workplace stress

In an article just published on TotalJobs.com, Andrew Kinder, chair of the UK Employee Assistance Professionals Association, takes a look at how to handle stress in the workplace. He says: "One way to manage stress levels is to create some coping and support mechanisms that can help you to manage the tough times and give you the opportunity to ask for and receive help and support from those around you." The article goes on to include a number of strategies you [...]

UK EAPA welcomes NICE recommendations to improve employee health and wellbeing

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UK EAPA welcomes NICE recommendations to improve employee health and wellbeing

  The UK Employee Assistance Professionals Association (EAPA) welcomes the recently published recommendations from the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) regarding ‘Workplace policy and management practices to improve the health and wellbeing of employees’.   “Achieving the focus on health and wellbeing in the workplace, as recommended in this latest NICE report, will help organisations to [...]

Therapy Today publishes UK EAPA response – In defence of EAPs…

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Therapy Today publishes UK EAPA response - In defence of EAPs...

The UK EAP market has changed in recent years, becoming more competitive, welcoming a number of new entrants and marking a noticeable shift in the way EAPs are sold, bought and promoted by organisations. In a letter published in Therapy Today, Andrew Kinder, on behalf of the Board of the UK Employee Assistance Professionals Association, responds to a contributor's letter about current EAP provision. In his response, the UK EAPA Chair [...]

UK EAPA signs up to Mindful Employer

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UK EAPA signs up to Mindful Employer

"UK EAPA is proud to sign a Partnership Agreement with Mindful Employer and take the opportunity to demonstrate our commitment to support employers in the recruitment and retention of people experiencing mental ill health and in increasing awareness of mental health in the workplace", said Andrew Kinder, Chair of UK EAPA. Mindful Employer exists to help organisations talk to staff when they have concerns - and to help employers respond when they come and [...]

Carl Tisone, Founder – Employee Assistance Research Foundation, to speak at UK EAPA Annual Dinner 2015

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Carl Tisone, Founder - Employee Assistance Research Foundation, to speak at UK EAPA Annual Dinner 2015

The UK EAPA is delighted to announce that Carl Tisone, founder of the Employee Assistance Research Foundation and co-founder of PPC, is to be the guest speaker at the UK EAPA Annual Dinner on Tuesday 3 March 2015. Carl has more than 34-years of experience in the behavioural health care field and in 1994 he was recognised as a field pioneer by his election to the Employee Assistance ‘Hall of Fame’ of EAP [...]

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