Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

Description: The UMass Employee Assistance Program (EAP) is a workplace-based program that provides free and confidential help with personal, family, and work-related problems to employees and household members. This video provides employees with a summary of its services. Valerie Wedge (EAP Counselor) describes her responsibilities and a day in the life of being an EAP Counselor. The EAP responds to your needs by providing information, professional assessment, brief counseling, and referral for concerns such as:

  • job-related stress
  • marital conflicts
  • separation and divorce
  • financial difficulties
  • family and parenting issues
  • elder care needs
  • child care
  • depression
  • anxiety
  • grief
  • emotional trauma
  • domestic violence
  • legal concerns
  • drug and alcohol misuse

Audience: All Employees

Prerequisite: None

Venue: Webinar

Timeline: Ongoing

Contact Information: To access the Video, click here.