ValueOptions® has assembled a variety of tools to help you implement your plan. Many of them are packaged on this CD, but please feel free to contact your account executive with any needs you have that are not addressed here.
To help you establish a sound suicide prevention strategy, we have pulled together a variety of materials including:
Throughout the year, the Achieve Solutions® library of information is available to your employees and family members. Relevant information is spotlighted throughout the year in association with national observances such as Suicide Prevention Week and National Depression Screening Day.
ValueOptions offers a variety of on-site training programs, with a typical duration of 60-90 minutes. The following are some of the more pertinent trainings you might sponsor. Please contact your ValueOptions account executive for more information, to arrange an on-site training or to see the complete training catalog.
EAP Training: Increases the supervisor’s knowledge of the EAP, including the services it provides, how the program works and how it can be used as a management resource when dealing with a troubled employee.
Managing Aggression in the Workplace: Increases awareness and capabilities with regard to managing threats of violence and other aggressive behaviors in the workplace.
Managing Anxiety in the Workplace: Examines the reality of anxiety in today’s workplace and its effects on productivity. Managers will learn how to develop a proactive strategy and acquire the critical leadership skills that are necessary to help employees deal with stress in a changing environment.
Responding to Substance Abuse in the Workplace: Provides managers and supervisors with a greater understanding of the impact of substance abuse on the workplace. Participants will learn specific skills for identifying and responding to employees with substance abuse problems.
Anger Management: Helps participants understand constructive and destructive effects of anger, how they express anger and constructive ways of managing angry feelings.
Building Resilience: Explains the components of resilience, how it affects our daily lives and why being resilient is so important in today’s world. Participants will learn to recognize, assess and promote resilience in themselves and others.
Conflict Resolution: Helps attendees learn the principles of successful conflict management and how to apply those principles to specific personal and workplace situations.
Coping With Anxiety in an Age of Uncertainty: Offers insight on how to understand, identify and better cope with symptoms of anxiety and fear. Participants learn useful coping strategies for themselves, their children and loved ones who may be experiencing symptoms of anxiety.
Coping With Loss: Helps participants better understand the grieving process. Several myths about grief are debunked, and life events other than death that can cause grief are discussed. Participants also learn how to help others who are suffering from grief.
Depression: More Than the Blues: Increases awareness of depression, teaches participants how to recognize the signs and symptoms and identifies resources available to help depressed individuals and their loved ones.
EAP Orientation: Introduces employees to the EAP so they can feel comfortable accessing services. Employees learn what the EAP is, reasons to use EAP services and how the program works.
Responding to Substance Abuse in the Workplace: Provides employees with a greater understanding of the impact of substance abuse on the workplace.
Stress, Depression and the Holidays: Helps participants learn how to set realistic expectations for the holidays, establish priorities and limits for holiday obligations, and focus on what’s really important.