Chapter Meetings


2017 Meeting Schedule 

February 17 | April 7 | June 6 - Annual Conference | August 11 | October 20 | December 1 


2018 Meeting Schedule

February 16 | April 20 (FREE!) | June 5 - Annual Conference | August 17 | October 19 | December 7


Meetings are free of charge to current EAPA members. The fee for non-members is $40 per meeting, and $5 for full-time students, retirees and unemployed professionals.Attendees receive PDHs and CEUs for Social Workers, Professional Counselors, Marriage and Family Therapists, Addictions Counselors, and Human Resource Professionals.

NIEAPA Chapter meetings are held on Friday five times a year: February/April/August/October/December

If your organization would like to sponsor or host an upcoming NIEAPA Chapter meeting, please contact Bill Heffernan, 312-780-6316, wheffernan@ers-eap.com, Maureen McLeod, 847-493-3657,  mmcleod@presencehealth.org, or Laura Adams, 773-546-8447,ladams@insightillinois.com .

Location Criteria: Locations that wish to host a NIEAPA Chapter Meeting must have the capacity to comfortably accommodate 80+ individuals, have adequate parking or be convenient to public transportation, The location must have AV capability. The location must have the space for a resource table and a continental breakfast or a breakfast sponsor must be identified.

If you would like to be a speaker at one of our meetings, please fill out our 
Presenter Proposal Form. You will receive a confirmation of receipt.

Presentations should focus on one of these three domains:

Domain I. EA Program Design, Administration and Management
This domain includes work organization and the administrative side of EAP management and design and coordination of EAP services with related services such as work life.

Domain II. EA Services to the Organization
This domain includes the provision of internal services to the work organization: strategic, operational and change management issues, communication with organizational stakeholders, and consultation to the organization about HR and EA-related issues and policies, etc.

Domain III. EA Services to Employees and Family Members
This domain focuses on employee issues: addictions, personal, emotional and psychological problems. It includes knowledge and skills in providing clinical work, using standard interview and assessment techniques, referral of clients to appropriate treatment resources, providing effective short-term problem resolution services, etc.

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