Coming to terms with tragedy at workA model for assisting employees after a traumatic incidentBy Donna TonaCanadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 10/16/2002 The negative effects on employees of tragedy, crime, disaster and misfortune in the workplace can be considerable. However, there are a growing number of employee assistance models and professionals to help people come to terms with traumatic incidents at work. There are many issues to be raised and questions to be answered in implementing an Employee Assistance Program (EAP) that helps employees deal with traumatic events. Do you know what to look for in the certified interventionists and counsellors you hire to assist employees? How can you assist staff in an appropriate way? When should the process be enacted? Is counselling always necessary? To Read the Full Story, Subscribe or Sign In Remember Me Forgot Password If you are a current Subscriber, please click here to set-up or update your login information.