NIEAPA April Chapter Meeting - EAP and Behavioral Telehealth - A Basis to Work Together?

  • Friday, April 28, 2023
  • 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Central DuPage Hospital, Main Hospital Entrance, Bed Tower Conference Room - 25 North Winfield Road, Winfield, Illinois 60190 - Free parking in Lot 3!


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EAP and Behavioral Telehealth - A Basis to Work Together? (2.0 CEU)
Friday, April 28, 2023 • 9:00am - 12:00pm

Graciously hosted by
Northwestern Medicine
Central DuPage Hospital

Please join us for NIEAPA's April 2023 Chapter Meeting; our April meeting each year is FREE FOR ALL TO ATTEND!

From the Thundering Hundred to 2023, the World of EAP has progressively learned, grown and expanded around the world. Challenges have been overcome, Research has been done, Skills and Knowledge have grown and our Clients Needs consistently met. Technology is our newest challenge and we need to talk. Is there a basis for EAPs and TeleBehavioral Health Organizations to work together? Bring your Knowledge, Skills and Opinions and help move NIEAPA further into the New Technological EAP World.


  • Identify and briefly discuss the historical development process of EAPs from Occupational Alcohol Programs to Full Service EAPs, from 3 Session A&R to Multi-session models and from Professionals knowledgeable about Addictions to Licensed Clinical Professionals knowledgeable about a wide range of Behavioral issues including Addictions.
  • Assess and discuss the progressively growing need for Referral Resource Networks that incorporate growing technology but not always accessible to EAP Providers.
  • Identify and discuss the possibility of and basis for the integration of Behavioral TeleHealth Providers into the EAP Referral Resource Chain of Options.
  • Open a discussion of possible next step plans of development that could be undertaken by NIEAPA and NIEAPA Members willing to be involved.



In addition to being NIEAPA's current Chapter President, Doug LaBelle, LCSW, ICGC II, IGDC, CEAP is currently a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Illinois and Wisconsin, International Certified Gambling Counselor II, International Gaming Disorder Certificate, Certified Employee Assistance Professional and a Trainer for the Wisconsin Council on Problem Gambling. He has over 36 years of experience as an EAP Administrator, EAP and Private Practice Clinician, Trainer and Presenter plus 16 years of experience with a Major Insurance Corporation. Doug has worked with organizations, groups, individuals, and families impacted by Behavioral Health Disorders including Substance Use Disorders, Gambling/Gambling Disorder and Video Gaming/Gaming Disorder.


Our April meeting each year is free to attend for all, regardless of membership status; we hope you'll join us for this event!

Northern Illinois Chapter Employee Assistance Professionals Association (NIEAPA)

Address: 400 E. Randolph #3115, Chicago. IL 60601
Phone: +1 (312) 756-7756

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