New Jersey Counseling Services/ EAPs laws & HR compliance analysis

New Jersey Counseling Services/ EAPs: What you need to know

Human resources generalists, as well as employee assistance program (EAP) counselors, managers, and directors, can keep abreast of the issues related to EAPs by joining a chapter of the EAPA. This association also provides guidance to employers that have not yet set up EAPs in their own companies.
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There is currently one local chapter of the EAPA in New Jersey. For more information, visit the New Jersey chapter’s website at http://www.njeap.org. Also, the Greater Philadelphia (PA) chapter (http://www.phillyeap.org) serves the southern New Jersey area. Meanwhile, New Jersey employers may obtain information about setting up or belonging to a regional group by contacting:
Employee Assistance Professionals Association, Inc.
4350 North Fairfax Drive, Suite 410
Arlington, VA 22203
703-387-1000
New Jersey offers EAPs as a benefit to state employees. Any contact with the programs and information to them is strictly private and confidential.
The following EAP services are available to state employees:
State Employee Advisory Service
609-292-8544
Rutgers Faculty and Staff Assistance Program (FSAP)
848-932-3956
New Jersey State Police Office of Employee and Organization Development
800-FOR-NJSP
University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey EAP
1-800-327-3678

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