EAPs flounder without manager support

Managers need to be trained about EAPs to make programs more effective
By John Hobel
|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 06/04/2003

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mployers too often ignore the need to train managers about employee assistance programs, a recent study of 154 Canadian organizations shows.

About 40 per cent of employers studied by Rick Csiernik of the University of Western Ontario in London, say they provide no EAP training.