Employee Assistance Program

2016 Mar 22

Resiliency Skills for HR Professionals

3:00pm to 4:30pm

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Live webinar from Harvard's EAP

Harvard's EAP invites HR professionals to attend a complimentary workshop on Resiliency Skills for HR Professionals sponsored by NEHRA in partnership with KGA. Alison Magee and Heidi Beach, senior staff at KGA, will facilitate a discussion focused on:  

  • The relationship between positive psychology and resilience
  • Our own resilient attitudes
  • "Hardiness", how people become more psychologically resilient
  • Risk-taking as a way to boost resilience

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2015 Nov 19

Senior Caregiving and the Holidays: A Webinar from Care.com

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Care.com Backup Care is Harvard's provider for in-home backup adult and child care.Care.com is offering this seminar "Passing the Turkey and the Torch: Senior Caregiving and the Holidays."

The holiday season is traditionally filled with expectations of happy celebrations, yet it is also a time when millions of Americans find themselves in a caregiving role for an aging or disabled family member.
The realization that the torch is being passed from one generation to the next may feel daunting to those who visit their parents and become increasingly concerned at the changes they Read more about Senior Caregiving and the Holidays: A Webinar from Care.com

2015 Oct 06

The Opioid Epidemic: Awareness, Prevention & Information A Live Webinar

12:00pm to 1:00pm

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webinar

The opioid epidemic has become a national public health issue with an alarming increase in addiction, crime and deaths. Parents worried about their children, managers and HR professionals concerned about their employees and individuals seeking support are invited to this informative, live webinar on the opioid epidemic where you will learn helpful information about:

2015 Aug 11

Parenting Teens in the Social Media Age

12:00pm to 1:00pm

The online world is an inevitable part of our children's lives. How we make it a safe place for them is a growing concern for all parents. Do you know how much "screen time" is appropriate? Do you know how to put restrictions on your child's devices? Experts from Harvard's EAP will have the answers to these questions, and more, in our live, group chat. Bring your questions and concerns to our panel, Joani Geltman, child development and parenting expert, and Julie Glovin, LICSW, EAP counselor.

Live Chats are computer-based, with no audio component. They are anonymous, web-based Read more about Parenting Teens in the Social Media Age

Is there someone I can talk to confidentially and anonymously about a work problem?

The University has a number of options for resolving workplace problems that will maintain your confidentiality. You can find a list here. If you’re not sure where to start, the Employee Assistance Program (which serves benefits-eligible faculty and staff, and their household members) and the Ombuds Offices (which serves all segments of the University community) are Read more about Is there someone I can talk to confidentially and anonymously about a work problem?

Where can I get financial advice?

Several kinds of financial planning assistance are available through Harvard’s Employee Assistance Program (EAP). From establishing a budget to planning for college expenses, the EAP provides resources that can help. The EAP offers immediate, free, and confidential help for all Harvard employees and their household members. If you are eligible for these services, you can reach the EAP any day, at any time; contact information may be found on HARVie. For more information about the wide Read more about Where can I get financial advice?

Who can I talk to about a sensitive personal or workplace issue?

Harvard’s Employee Assistance Program (EAP) can help with both personal and workplace concerns. The EAP offers immediate, free, and confidential help for all Harvard employees and their household members. If you are eligible for these services, you can reach the EAP any day, at any time for personal or work-related concerns about yourself, family, friends, or coworkers; contact information may be found on HARVie. For more information about the wide range of services Read more about Who can I talk to about a sensitive personal or workplace issue?

Where can I get legal advice?

Through Harvard’s Employee Assistance Program (EAP), employees can speak to an attorney free of charge for 30 minutes. If you then wish to retain legal representation, the EAP will refer you to an attorney who will provide services at a 25 percent discount. The EAP offers immediate, free, and confidential help for all Harvard employees and their household members. If you are eligible for these services, you can reach the EAP any day, at any time; contact information may be found on  Read more about Where can I get legal advice?

What resources do you have to help me care for an elder or other adult?

Counselors at Harvard’s EAP can help you create a strategy for caring for an elder or other adult. Eligible employees can use the in-home care services provided by Care.com BackUp Care to provide short-term care for a dependent. The SOURCE program, which provides a subsidy for such short-term care, is available to faculty and staff earning under $70,000 annually. Current faculty and staff members can learn more about these and other EAP services here.

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