EAP Intro
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ValueOptions offers a variety of on-site training programs, with a typical duration of 60 to 90 minutes. The following are some of the more pertinent trainings you might sponsor. Please contact your ValueOptions account representative for more information, to arrange an on-site training or to see the complete training catalog.

For supervisors

EAP Training: Increases the supervisor’s knowledge of the EAP, including the services it provides, how the program works and how it can be used as a management resource when dealing with a troubled employee.

Responding to Substance Abuse in the Workplace: A Guide for Supervisors: Provides managers and supervisors with a greater understanding of the impact of substance abuse on the workplace. Participants will learn specific skills for identifying and responding to employees with substance abuse problems.

Managing Anxiety in the Workplace:
In this training, participants will take a closer look at the reality of anxiety in today's workplace and analyze its effects on productivity. Managers will learn how to develop a proactive strategy and acquire the critical leadership skills that are necessary to help employees deal with stress in a changing environment.

For employees

Introduction to the EAP

EAP Orientation: Introduces employees to the EAP so they can feel comfortable accessing services. Employees learn what the EAP is, reasons to use EAP services and how the program works.

Balancing Work and Life: Participants will learn how to increase awareness of how well they manage the demands of their employer and family and how to achieve a healthy balance between their work and personal lives.

Building Resilience: Resilience is not developed overnight. It’s the result of numerous factors and life experiences. This training will explain the components of resilience, how it affects our daily lives and why it’s so important in today’s world. Participants will learn to recognize, assess and promote resilience in themselves and others.

Diversity in the Workplace: The American workplace includes people of diverse cultures and backgrounds, which brings a wider breadth of experience and ideas to an organization. But it can also create a clash of cultures that brings tension, frustration and conflict into a work group. This workshop is designed to help supervisors, administrators, consultants and employees effectively address issues related to workforce diversity.

Managing Stress for Life: Stress can affect all areas of our lives. If not managed, it can have negative effects on our emotional and physical health. Upon completion of this workshop, participants will be able to recognize sources of stress in their lives, recognize the signs and symptoms of unmanaged stress and utilize effective coping strategies to better manage stress.

Substance Abuse Awareness and Assistance: This workshop provides employees with a greater understanding of the impact of substance abuse on the workplace.

Coping With Anxiety
This training offers insight on how to understand, identify and better cope with symptoms of anxiety and fear. Participants learn useful coping strategies for themselves, their children and loved ones who may be experiencing symptoms of anxiety.

Financial Fitness
How well are you managing your money to meet your hopes, dreams and future needs? This lesson will show you how to give yourself a fiscal checkup and save money to meet your goals. You will learn how to set goals for short-term and long-term savings and investing, calculate what you need to save now to afford retirement, college or other plans, and make a budget and saving plan that fits your income, goals and needs.

Effective Communication in the Workplace
Now more than ever, communication plays a major role in both business and personal relationships. In training, participants will learn to recognize the many factors that often interfere with communication, and develop the essential skills that contribute to effective interpersonal communication in the workplace.

Depression: More Than the Blues
Affecting approximately 10 million Americans each year, depression is a serious medical condition that cannot be ignored. This training will increase awareness of depression, teach participants how to recognize the signs and symptoms and identify resources available to help depressed individuals and their loved ones.

Quitting Tobacco Use
A variety of biological, psychological and social factors are associated with addiction to tobacco. Participants will gain a better understanding of their addiction, and learn quitting strategies and tips for preventing relapse.