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In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Washington State Employee Assistance Program is providing increased support to the employees, supervisors, leaders and organizations we serve. EAP is in full operation across the state, offering services via phone and telehealth platforms, and we are gearing up to meet increased need. We know that the emotional and mental health toll of this crisis will be significant and we are providing additional support and resources to help address the impacts of stress, fear, financial loss, illness, grief and loss, children out of school, and isolation created by social distancing.

We will regularly add new resources that specifically address COVID-19 impacts on emotional and mental health and wellbeing, including live and recorded webinars, handouts, and links to resources.

Our newest resource - The Parent and Caregiver Guide - is available as a web page or a PDF document

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Webinars

EAP is offering webinars on a variety of COVID-19 related topics to support emotional and mental health and wellbeing. Register for an upcoming live session or view a pre-recorded session on-demand below. More sessions will be added regularly.

Leading the Human Side of Change

We are currently experiencing a rapid transformation of the workplace. As a leader, you may find yourself struggling with how to navigate and lead your team through the challenges that can come with change. In this webinar you’ll learn about the human side of change, how change impacts you as a leader and your work group, strategies to support your team through change, and what resources are available to support both you and your employees.

Wednesday, October 28, 2020

2:00pm-3:30pm

Register

Navigating Change in Challenging Times

In our ever changing world, learning how to navigate change is an essential skill—one that can be developed. In this webinar we’ll talk about the impact of change, actions you can take to navigate change based on your unique response to stress, and resources available to support you.

Thursday, October 1, 2020

1:00pm-2:30pm

Register

Thursday, October 22, 2020

2:00pm-3:30pm

Register

Navigating Change Handouts:

Watch the webinar on demand: Navigating Change in Challenging Times (54 minutes, closed captioned)
Download a transcript of the webinar.
Download the Navigating Change webinar presentation slides pdf

Self-Care with the Washington State EAP

This webinar addresses the emotional impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and offers ideas for self-care and strategies for managing stress and fear.

Watch the webinar on demand: Self-Care with the Washington State EAP (58 minutes, closed captioned)

Download a transcript of the webinar.
Download the Self Care webinar presentation slides (PDF).

For Supervisors and Managers: Leading Teams and Supporting Employees through COVID-19

Watch the webinar on demand: Leader Supporting Employees During COVID 19 (1 hour and nine minutes, closed captioned)
Download a transcript of the webinar.
Download the Leading Teams webinar presentation slides (PDF).

Working from Home during COVID-19: Coping with the Challenges, Setting Yourself Up for Success

Watch the webinar on demand: Working from Home during COVID-19: Coping with the Challenges, Setting Yourself Up for Success (1 hour and six minutes, closed captioned)
Download a transcript of the webinar.
Download the Working from Home webinar presentation slides (PDF).

Parenting and Family Challenges: Helping Yourself and Your Family through COVID-19

Watch the webinar on demand: Parenting and Family Challenges: Helping Yourself and Your Family through COVID-19 (58 minutes, closed captioned)
Download a transcript of the webinar.
Download Parenting and Family Challenges webinar presentation slides (PDF).

How to Build Resilience When Your Job Involves Helping Others in Crisis

This webinar is intended for those who are supporting others in crisis e.g. customers, clients, students, employees/staff. During this webinar you will learn how your mind and body responds to stress, possible impacts on your emotional and physical well-being, strategies to build resilience, and supports and resources available to you.

Wednesday, September 30, 2020

10:00am-11:30am

Register

Tuesday, October 6, 2020

10:30am-12:00pm

Register

Watch the webinar on demand: How to Build Resilience When Your Job Involves Helping Others in Crisis and download a transcript.

Download How to Build Resilience When Your Job Involves Helping Others in Crisis webinar presentation slides (PDF).

Couples: Managing Your Way through COVID-19

This short webinar is an excerpt from the Parenting and Family Challenges webinar focusing on tips and strategies for couples to help you manage your way through COVID-19.  Download the Couples: Managing Your Way through COVID-19 webinar presentation slides pdf.


Handouts


Links

Caring for Others


Couples/Partnership/Marriage Resources


Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Info and Resources


Domestic Violence Support


Family and Parenting Resources


Financial Concerns


Grief/Death/End of Life Resources


Leadership/Management Resources


LGBTQ+ Resources


Meditation


Mental Wellness


Movement/Exercise


Substance Use


Suicide


Veterans


Working from Home Tips