The Journal of Employee Assistance is a core benefit for EAPA members, and our goal is for it to bring consistent value to you and your professional practice. With that goal in mind, the EAPA Communications Advisory Panel, Journal editor Mike Jacquart, and EAPA web editor Marina London, developed and emailed a reader survey earlier this year.
We were delighted to see comments such as "The JEA is the most relevant resource for my daily work." Not surprisingly, respondents told us that with their busy schedules, the News Briefs are a favorite feature in the JEA (85% read them each quarter). We will continue this feature under the name "EA Roundup" to avoid confusion with the EAP NewsBriefs that are emailed to members.
The survey also revealed respondents' desire to read more about topics such as addictions, working with Millennials, and more articles with non-US themes. We have posted an invitation on LinkedIn for authors on these topics and encourage you to submit an article. In addition, Dr. John Maynard will share international insights and observations from his travels as EAPA's CEO in a new, recurring column titled, "The World of EAP". Other survey results are in the EA Roundup section and online at http://www.eapassn.org/Portals/11/ Docs/JEA/JEA%20READER%20 SURVEY%200216.pdf.
Speaking of important surveys, last year the Employee Assistance Certification Commission (EACC) surveyed Certified Employee Assistance...