Why? EAP / EFAP deals with the working population. Most employees (and family members) have an EFAP benefit. This benefit allows and affords many to access counselling.
The variety in cases helps EA counsellors be aware of the issues impacting today’s employee. The field of EAP / EFAP is ever evolving. Opportunities for counsellors can be varied. Part time and full-time salaried positions are available as well as
contract positions for private practitioners.
This online course is for anyone with or without experience in the field of Employee & Family Assistance Programs. EAP / EFAP provider companies are recruiting counsellors with this unique skill-set.
The Fundamentals & More of EAP / EFAP – is approved for 20 CEUs or PDHs. Certificates are given for 20 professional development hours upon course completion. * EAPA approved for 13 PDHs.
In the spring of 2022, this online course was refreshed and updated. Modules run approximately 40 – 60 minutes in length. Scroll down to read module overview.
Learn how to work with the working population i.e. functioning clients (EAP & non-EAP clients)
Have knowledge of the EAP / EFAP industry, history and its purpose
Learn how to work within strict session limits
Understand EAP’s core competencies
Be at the forefront of psychological and societal trends.
Learn how to market your services and negotiate higher fees