BIG Initiative SBIRT Education

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Employees and Their Family Members

Description:  An employee assistance professional’s client is often thought of as the individual employee.  However, the vast majority of employee assistance programs (EAPs) provide direct services to the employee’s spouses, partner and/or children. Emotional health is equally as important as physical health for a productive workforce and healthy business.  The emotional health of the employee’s family members impacts the employee’s workplace productivity and the employer’s bottom line, as well.  This webinar helps the participant better understand the dynamics of the alcoholic family in order to support both the EAP client and the affected family members.  


Learning Objectives:

By the end of this webinar, you will be able to: 

  • recognize and explain to clients how addiction affects the whole family; and
  • describe the process and levels of family recovery.


Who Should Attend Employee assistance professionals, addiction professionals, social workers, mental health counselors, professional counselors, psychologists and other helping professionals that are interested in learning about SBIRT.  


Price Education is FREE to all professionals. 


CE Credit: Certificates of Completion are not available for this on demand webinar.



Sis Wenger is President and CEO of the National Association for Children of Alcoholics (NACoA), a leading prevention education, advocacy, membership and affiliate organization focusing on children and families affected by addiction in the home.  Sis directs NACoA’s program initiatives that develop core competencies for primary health care providers, social workers, clergy, educators, and early childhood professionals, as well as curriculum and other training materials based on those competencies.  These programs and products support professionals, both while they are pursuing their academic training and afterwards, in learning about children and families impacted by addiction and how they can help. 

This webinar is hosted by the Employee Assistance Professionals Association (EAPA)