Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

UNI provides benefits eligible employees with benefits
beyond insurance, retirement programs, and paid/unpaid
time off. Examples include: employee assistance program, direct deposit, lactation room, savings bonds, UNI Credit Union, and wellness services.
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EAP is a service that offers initial assessment/referral and short-term counseling for employees and their immediate, tax dependant family members and/or those family members covered on the employee's health insurance plan.

Employee & Family Resources EAP services are available to UNI employees who qualify for UNI insurance benefits, as well as their immediate, dependent family members.

Counselors are available by phone for questions and support at any time, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week by calling 800-327-4692.

All contacts made by employees and family members to the EAP are confidential.

 


Description of EAP

The University of Northern Iowa recognizes that in the course of daily living, all employees face problems and difficulties. In some cases, these problems can become overwhelming and affect your relationships, health, performance at work, and self-respect. For this reason, UNI has contracted with Employee & Family Resources (EFR) to offer the Employee Assistance Program (EAP).

EAP is a service that offers initial assessment/referral and short-term counseling for employees and their immediate, tax dependent family members, and/or those family members covered on the employee's health insurance plan. EAP can address personal problems that may be affecting relationships, health, and work performance. Up to six sessions per problem can be made to assist you.

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Counselors are available by phone for confidential questions and support at any time, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Call to set up an in-person appointment or speak to a counselor over the phone. In-person appointments are set up quickly with counselors conveniently located near your home or workplace. EFR has a large network of providers so they are able to connect you with a provider most suitable for you and in a location that is most convenient for you.

Phone

800-327-4692 (Nationwide, toll-free)

Email

Send a Message to an EAP Counselor

Employee & Family Resources Webinars

The Employee Assistance Program offered through Employee & Family Resources provides regular EAP Employee Orientation Webinars for employees to learn about all of the services available through the EAP. To find a list of dates and to register for an EAP Employee Orientation Webinar, visit the Employee Webinars web page.

Additionally, Employee & Family Resources offers monthly webinars on different topics of interest. These webinars are free to attend as part of the Employee Assistance Program. A schedule of topical webinars and registration information can be found by visiting the Employee Topical Webinars web page.

EAP Supervisor Orientation Webinars
In order to get the most out of your EAP, you need to know about all the services available to you. Supervisor orientations are offered in-person and as webinars to educate supervisors about the services and benefits provided through the EAP. Orientations are great for new supervisors or as a refresher.

Monthly Supervisor Webinars
All webinars will be offered from 1-2 p.m. Central time. Register for an upcoming EAP Supervisor Orientation below.

Upcoming Webinars

 


Your Employee & Family Resources EAP Contact

Frances L. Gorde, MS, NCC, LMHC, CEAP
Certified Wellness Coach, RYT400
505 5th Avenue, Suite 600
Des Moines, IA 50309

(800) 327-4692 (toll-free)
(888) 250-6001 (toll-free direct-dial)
(515) 471-2354 (direct-dial)
(515) 243-5879 (confidential fax)
fgorde@efr.org



Your UNI EAP Contact

Sandra Law
Gilchrist 027
319-273-2423

sandra.law@uni.edu



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Call 24 hours a day: 1-800-273-TALK (8255)





 

 


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Date Updated: April 3, 2014