David Goehner, Director, Privacy and Compliance at Empathia

Validation of the 5-item Short Form Version of the Workplace Outcome Suite

Empathia’s Director of Privacy and Compliance, David Goehner, LCSW recently co-authored an article in the Institute of Health & Productivity Management’s (IHPM) International Journal of Health & Productivity  titled, “Validation of the 5-item Short Form Version of the Workplace Outcome Suite.” The article reports on a study of the validation of the WOS-5 an abbreviated version…

EA Professional Spotlight Q&A: Tim Sumiec

Check out the “EA Professional Spotlight” section for a Q&A with our Manager of Field Operations, Tim Sumiec: http://www.multibriefs.com/briefs/eapa/julyspotlight.pdf EA Professional Spotlight Name and position Tim Sumiec, Manager of Field Operations with Empathia, Inc. What do you like best about working in the employee assistance field? The best part about working in the EA field…

Challenge Your EAP; Benefits Magazine

Employee assistance programs (EAPs) have been around for a long time and are viewed by many as “just a counseling service” for the addicted and deeply troubled – one that constitutes a necessary but not particularly valuable item on a company’s benefit checklist.  This perspective devalues the EAP, often resulting in underutilization that diminishes the…

Increasing the Profile of Your EAP

This article is based on the author’s presentation at the Symposium. It’s likely that most benefits professionals would agree with the following statement: Employee assistance programs (EAPs) contribute to the well-being of employees. Since the 1970’s, EAPs have expanded their range of services and added a variety of supplier channels including health plans, disability carriers…