Chapter Meetings

2021 MEETING SCHEDULE & DATES

(meetings are currently being held virtually)

9:00 am - 12:00 pm

February 19 - Register TODAY

April 16

August 20 

October 15

December 3


CHAPTER MEETING OVERVIEW

NIEAPA's Chapter Meetings provide a great opportunity for members and nonmembers alike to earn CEU's, learn more about NIEAPA and network.  Most meetings are from 9:00 am - 12:00 pm Central Time, with the exception of our October Diversity presentation which typically goes until 1:00 pm.  The business meeting takes place from 8:00 - 8:40 am and the professional development presenation from 8:50 am - 12:00 pm.  To be on our mailing list, please JOIN OUR MAILING LIST.

   

WOULD YOU LIKE TO BE A PRESENTER?

We are ALWAYS welcoming new presenters!  If you would like to present at one of our meetings, please fill out our Presenter Proposal Form. You will receive a confirmation of receipt and our Program Committee will review your submittal and get back with you asap.

ATTENDEE FEE INFORMATION
Meetings are free of charge to current NIEAPA members and full-time students. The fee for non-members is $40 per meeting, $10 for other EAPA Members, and $5 for retirees and unemployed professionals. 

CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDIT
Attendees receive PDHs and CEUs for Social Workers, Professional Counselors, Marriage and Family Therapists, Addictions Counselors, and Human Resource Professionals.  You must attend the live event, in-person or virtual to receive credit.

MEETING DATES
NIEAPA Chapter meetings are held on Fridays, five times a year: 
February | April | August | October | December

WOULD YOU LIKE TO HOST A CHAPTER MEETING?
If your organization would like to sponsor or host an upcoming NIEAPA Chapter meeting, please contact a Co-Chair Liz Crowe at Elizabeth.crowe@cityofchicago.org or vincemurphylcswcadc@gmail.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.



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.

WOULD YOU LIKE TO BE A PRESENTER?
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.
Northern Illinois Chapter Employee Assistance Professionals Association (NIEAPA)

Address: 400 E. Randolph #2305, Chicago. IL 60601
Phone: +1 (312) 756-7756
Email: nieapa@corpevent.com

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