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CONFIDENTIAL CONSULTANCY SERVICE FOR YOUR EMPLOYEES
Everybody sometimes faces personal problems which cannot be solved easily and quickly on your own. However, trouble in personal life influences individuals negatively at work through drops in performance and motivation, but can also cause a negative atmosphere and conflict in the workplace. Ample evidence exists showing that dissatisfaction in personal life significantly deteriorates not only work performance but also increases absenteeism and the overall attrition levels.
Employee Assistance Program is a tool created to help employees effectively overcome their problems in any area of life. It is based on a confidential consultancy service which is provided to the employee by qualified professionals – psychologists, psychotherapists, legal and financial advisors.
Employee Assistance Program brings the benefit of cost reduction and an increase in overall productivity to the whole company.
How does it works?
Employee Assistance offers consultancy services to employees
provided by qualified professionals – psychologists,
psychotherapists, lawyers and financial advisers, while confidence is guaranteed.
Once the service is active, any employee covered by the program can use its benefits. The first contact is established by contacting the Employee assistance consultant—either via a phone call or email. The goal is to establish communication, identify the topics of interest and organise an in-person meeting. If necessary, the consultant can provide „remote“ intervention.
Employee Assistance Service is offered based on an agreement between the employer and Assessment Systems. The Service may be offered to all employees or a selected group. The program is paid for by an employer in flat-sum, depending on the number of employees enrolled in the program. For employees themselves the use of the Employee Assistance Program is free of charge.
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- INCREASED EMPLOYEE PERFORMANCE
- DECREASED EMPLOYEE ABSENTEEISM
- DECREASED EMPLOYEE ATRITION
- INCREASED EMPLOYEE MOTIVATION AND ENGAGEMENT
- IMPROVED COMPANY IMAGE IN THE LABOR MARKET (EMPLOYER BRANDING)
NUMBERS AND FACTS
The number of employers and organizations using the EAP has never been higher. Recent surveys have shown that approximately 75% of all US organizations use EAP services.
(Society for Homan Resources Management, 2009 (Hartwell et al., 1996). This is a huge use of this service compared to 1985, when it was only 31%. Mark(2010) ‘Resources for Employers Interested in Employee Assistance Programs: ASummary of EASNA’s Purchaser’s Guideand Research Notes’, Journal of Workplace Behavioral Health, 25: 1, 34 — 45
90% of Fortune 500 companies use EAP (no resource)
Every dollar invested in EA represents $ 17 savings for employers. Costs can be saved at less than one voucher.
US Department of Labor, reported by EAP, Inc. 200
The success of EAP can be measured by employee satisfaction with the use of this service. A study conducted in the United States on a sample of more than 1,300 employees confirmed that 95% of users are satisfied with this service.
Attridge, M. (2003, November). Optum EAP client satisfaction and outcomes survey study 2002. Paper presentedat the annual conference of the Employee AssistanceProfessionals Association, New Orleans, LA.
In 57% of cases, EAP has been shown to increase work productivity.
Attridge, M. (2003, March). EAP impact on work, stress and health: National data 1999-2002. Presented at the biannual conference of the Work, Stress and Health Conference – APA/NIOSH, Toronto, ON, Canada.
A survey conducted in Employee Assistance (EAP) companies showed 60% success rate of preventive measures. Employees who used the EAP program were able to prevent a decline in labor productivity, with the value of these potential losses being estimated to be 17 hours per person. In 72% of cases, labor productivity even showed that labor productivity grew by an average of 43% per case.
Attridge, M. (2001, August, Personal and Work Outcomes of Employee Assistance Services), American Psychological Association Annual Meeting. San Francisco, CA.
The average cost per EAP employee is around 850 CZK per year, which is a much lower amount compared to the costs associated with absenteeism, error rates and medical expenses. (without power supply) 76% of people see work as the main source of their stress.
American Psychological Association.; www.gallup.com; www.guardian.com
Approximately 15% of the total number of employees is responsible for 90% of the absence of the company. In 61% of cases, psychological problems are the cause of work incapacity. Statistical Statistics Canada reports that the average employee spends 8 days a day in incapacity for work, the average of Czechs is 19 days, incl. injuries 21.5 days (2006).
- Relationship issues
- Issues connected with parenting and raising children
- Issues related to care for elderly parents
- Work-life balance
- Handling interpersonal conflicts
- Dealing with emotions
- Bullying, mobbing or harassing – not just on the workplace
- Personal trauma and crisis
- Substance abuse and addiction
- Other psychological issues
LEGAL AND FINANCIAL CONSULTING
- Civil law: rent and lease, contracts, complaints, consumer issues…
- Issues related to finances, debt, and budgeting: family budget planning, loan instalment planning, foreclosure, personal bankruptcy…
- Family law: relationships between family members, custody of minors, alimony, contact with minors after divorce, divorce and after divorce litigations…
- Administrative law: incorrect decisions made by authorities, officials…
Mgr. MAREK ŘÁPEK – EAP guarantor
He studied Social and Cultural Anthropology at Charles University in Prague. Then, at the same university, he studied Human Resources Management and Adult Education. In Assessment Systems he focuses on psychodiagnostics and cognitive training. He is the coordinator of the Employee Assistance program, providing promotion through professional journals, portals, and business partners. Last but not least is in charge of organizational issues related to Employee Assistance and employee contact with other professionals.
phone: +420 731 612 268
PhDr. DAGMAR SKALICKÁ
Dagmar studied psychology at the Faculty of Arts of Masaryk University in Brno. She attended several years of training in group and family psychotherapy as well as in systemic coaching and supervision, telephone crisis intervention. Since 2000 she has worked in practice – medical and school facilities, on the trust line, in the private sector. She works with clients in individual therapeutic care, but also with couples or the whole family system. The EAP program provides psychological counselling and also facilitates the first contact of staff with other professionals.
PhDr. Iva Linda Maruščáková
Linda has almost 15 years of experience in consulting and organizational psychology; she also works in the field of coaching and psychotherapy. Linda studied psychology at Charles University, graduated Jungian training in psychotherapy, and completed a variety of self-experience and professional trainings.
Bc. Kristýna Maulenová, M.Sc.
Kristyna studied psychology at Charles University and the Dutch University of Leiden. She completed a crisis intervention course, a course of motivational interviews and currently she is a participant in integrative psychotherapeutic training (INSTEP). While working with English-speaking clients, EAP uses her expertise in counseling-psychological work with expats she has acquired in the Netherlands. In addition to EAP, she works with cancer patients and their loved ones and teaches primary prevention programs for adolescents.
JUDr. EDITA ARNOLD
The aim is to provide comprehensive legal services to mainly Czech, as well as foreign entities in Czech, German, French and Russian, in the areas of commercial law, civil law, family law, insolvency proceedings, real estate settlement, property management and litigation.
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