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Joining the Employee Assistance Program network (EAP)

To join the Employees Assistance Services’ Employee Assistance Program (EAP) network you must have:

  • a Master’s degree in a psychosocial field such as psychology, social work or counselling
  • 5 years post-master’s counselling experience
  • your own private practice
  • the ability to accept EAP referrals within 24 hours of a voicemail message
  • the ability to offer a first appointment to clients within 3 to 5 working days
  • the ability to provide a comfortable, confidential location (private office) for counselling
  • a confidential voicemail
  • membership in good standing with a professional association, regulatory body or college
  • liability insurance supporting a minimum of $2M per claim
  • the ability to undergo a reference verification

If you’re interested in joining our team as an EAP counsellor, send your résumé to our Counselling Network Coordinator at hc.invoice.inquiries-paiements.sc@canada.ca. Please clearly identify the area where you offer counselling services.

Joining the Trauma network

Trauma or critical incident response is designed to address any situation faced by personnel that causes them to experience unusually strong emotional reactions. EAS works with several trauma intervention models, including Critical Incident Stress Management (CISM) and Psychological First Aid (PFA).

EAS’ Trauma program is regularly on the lookout for qualified and experienced mental health professionals who can deliver trauma interventions. The requirements to be added to EAS’ Trauma roster are:

  • a Master’s degree in a psychosocial field such as psychology, social work or counselling
  • 5 years post-Master’s counselling experience
  • experience in delivering post-incident interventions
  • the ability to travel to the client’s work location
  • the ability to accept trauma referrals within a few hours of a voicemail message
  • the ability to provide a post-trauma intervention within 48 to 72 hrs
  • a confidential voicemail where the introduction message clearly indicates your name
  • membership in good standing of a professional association, regulatory body or college
  • liability insurance coverage supporting a minimum of $2M per claim
  • Enhanced Reliability security clearance with the Federal Government

If you’re interested in joining our team as a Trauma counsellor, send your résumé to our Trauma Network Coordinator at hc.sos-admin.sc@canada.ca. Please clearly identify the area where you offer services.

Joining the Specialized Organizational Services network (SOS)

EAS is regularly asked to provide a variety of specialized services to organizations, managers and teams. 

Specialized Organizational Services (SOS) services are designed to strengthen employee wellness and organizational health. SOS works with service providers to offer customized solutions focused on workplace health and team effectiveness.

SOS is regularly on the lookout for qualified and experienced professionals that can deliver different types of interventions. The minimum requirements to be added to SOS roster depend on the services you will offer.

If you are interested in joining the SOS network, send your résumé to our SOS Network Coordinator (hc.sos-admin.sc@canada.ca) clearly identifying the area where you offer services. Please limit any message attachments to your résumé only. You will be contacted when the SOS Network Coordinator identifies a need for a resource in your geographic region.

Joining the Informal Conflict Management Services network (ICMS)

The Informal Conflict Management Services (ICMS) program focuses on addressing systemic causes of conflict as well as individual instances of workplace conflict. Its services consist of consultation, conflict coaching, facilitated discussion, mediation, group process, and training.

EAS’ ICMS program is regularly on the lookout for qualified and experienced facilitators. The requirements to be added to EAS’ ICMS roster are:

  • a Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field or more than 180 hours of acceptable training in Informal Conflict Management
  • 3 years within the past 5 years of experience providing Informal Conflict Management Services
  • membership in good standing of a professional association, regulatory body or college, such as the Alternative Dispute Resolution Institute
  • liability insurance coverage supporting a minimum of $2M per claim
  • Enhanced Reliability security clearance with the Federal Government

Non-essential assets include:

  • a Master’s degree in a field relevant to ICMS
  • the ability to provide an intervention within 48 to 72 hrs
  • the ability to travel to the client’s workplace
  • experience writing reports
  • experience providing ICMS to Federal Government Employees

To apply to EAS’ ICMS program, send your résumé to our ICMS Network Coordinator (hc.icms-sgic.sc@canada.ca) clearly identifying the location where you deliver ICMS. Please limit any message attachments to your résumé only.

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