United Benefit Advisors Insight and Analysis Blog

Understanding EAP Confidentiality

Posted by: Kathryn Schneider, LPC, CEAP    Sep 5, 2017 9:30:00 AM

When it comes to Employee Assistance Programs, confidentiality is a concern for both employers and employees. As an employer, it is helpful to understand the terms and processes your EAP uses to keep information confidential and ensure that your employees and your workplace are safe.

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Topics: Employee Assistance Programs, HIPAA privacy, EAP

Getting the Most Out of an Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

Posted by: Nancy Cannon, LCSW, LMHP, CEAP    Apr 6, 2017 9:30:00 AM

Many employers understand the value of having an Employee Assistance Program (EAP) since the heart and soul of organizations are employees. Employees who are physically and mentally healthy, highly productive, engaged in their work, and loyal to their employer contribute positively to their employer’s bottom line. Fortunately, most employees are positive contributors, yet even the best of employees can occasionally have issues or circumstances arise that may inadvertently impact their jobs in a negative way. Having an EAP in place that can address these issues early may mitigate any negative impact to the workplace. This is a win-win for both employees and employers.

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Topics: voluntary benefits, Employee Assistance Programs, EAP