Alcoholism and Drug Abuse in the Workplace (häftad)
Format
Häftad (Paperback / softback)
Språk
Engelska
Antal sidor
208
Utgivningsdatum
1991-06-01
Upplaga
2 Revised edition
Förlag
Praeger Publishers Inc
Illustratör/Fotograf
black & white illustrations
Illustrationer
black & white illustrations
Dimensioner
229 x 152 x 11 mm
Vikt
286 g
Antal komponenter
1
Komponenter
1 Paperback / softback
ISBN
9780275936761
Alcoholism and Drug Abuse in the Workplace (häftad)

Alcoholism and Drug Abuse in the Workplace

Managing Care and Costs Through Employee Assistance Programs, 2nd Edition

Häftad Engelska, 1991-06-01
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Deteriorating job performance resulting from alcohol and drug dependency requires special handling and specific skills. Developing these skills and learning what to do with them are not difficult tasks. Employee assistance program professionals provide such training for key personnel. Focusing on strategic intervention designed to help employees with personal problems that interfere with job performance, Walter Scanlon describes the functions and benefits of employee assistance programs (EAPs), discusses their training and consultation objectives, and shows how EAPs effectively identify and address such problems. An important EAP goal is to reduce both the incidence of alcohol- and drug-related problems and the costs associated with them. EAPs target employees whose work performance has deteriorated because of chemical dependency or other personal problems. Scanlon has divided his discussion of EAPs into seven workable segments: the concept of EAP; EAP history; the history of drug and alcohol use; current drug and alcohol use in the United States; the legal, corporate, societal, and individual influences on rehabilitation and EAP; governmental influences including the Drug Free Workplace Act and mandatory drug screening; and cost considerations, including the trend toward managed health care.
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?. . . easily accessible to lay readers; they should come away from the book with a good feel for what constitutes effective EAPs. Indeed, many managers who read this book may come away wondering why their companies have not yet implemented well-designed EAPs.?-Journal of Studies on Alcohol ?. . . Workplace intervention in alcohol and drug abuse is not a new concept. When implemented correctly, EAPs can be an effective tool. By pointing to the need for both supervisory training and education in the workplace, and by indicating the role the EAP should play toward these ends, Scanlon suggests a potentially powerful approach for reducing the incidence of alcohol and drug abuse at work.?-Industrial & Labor Relations Review ." . . easily accessible to lay readers; they should come away from the book with a good feel for what constitutes effective EAPs. Indeed, many managers who read this book may come away wondering why their companies have not yet implemented well-designed EAPs."-Journal of Studies on Alcohol ." . . Workplace intervention in alcohol and drug abuse is not a new concept. When implemented correctly, EAPs can be an effective tool. By pointing to the need for both supervisory training and education in the workplace, and by indicating the role the EAP should play toward these ends, Scanlon suggests a potentially powerful approach for reducing the incidence of alcohol and drug abuse at work."-Industrial & Labor Relations Review

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WALTER F. SCANLON is a management consultant with fifteen years experience in the fields of chemical dependency treatment, employee assistance programming, and marketing. He is published widely in the areas of marketing health care services, employee assistance programming, public relations, chemical dependency treatment, and wrote the first edition of this book. Mr. Scanlon holds a Master of Business Administration (MBA), is a Certified Employee Assistance Professional (CEAP) and a Credentialed Addiction Counselor (CAC).

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Preface The Scope and Cost of Chemical Dependency Chemical Dependency: The Person, the Definition, the History The Employer Response to Chemical Dependency: A Historical View The Government Response: Drug-Free Workplace Legislation EAP Practice and Process Managed Health Care Versus Managed Health Costs EAP Cost Benefits and Considerations Marketing the EAP: Employees Who Refer Themselves Marketing Treatment: The Business of Recovery The Standards and the Structure Creating a Climate for EAP Utilization Unions, Managements, and Joint Programs Testing for Drugs: A Nebulous Solution The Corporate Culture EAPs Make Corporate Sense Legal Considerations and Implications External Employee Assistance Programs Summing It Up and Sorting It Out Index