This is established to provide policy, responsibilities, and procedures for training and educating employees about and administering the State Employee Assistance Program (SEAP).
All employees, supervisors, managers, and union representatives will receive information and education on SEAP related policies, procedures, and available services.
Supervisors and union representatives will receive specific training on how to identify, intervene, interview, refer and monitor employees.
SEAP related information, education and training will be provided on a regular periodic basis.
Notice and cooperation of unions will be actively sought in the referral process.
This policy applies to employees of East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania, their family members, significant others, those living in the household and retired State employees.
SEAP information shall not be maintained in the official personnel file. SEAP information will be kept separately, and maintained in a locked area at all times. Access to this information is limited to the SEAP Coordinator or designate and in accordance with federal and state regulations.
Reason for Policy:
The University recognizes that personal problems can affect an employee’s ability to perform job duties.
Through intervention, an employee can return to or maintain acceptable performance.
Therefore, it is the intent and obligation of East Stroudsburg University to assist employees with alcohol, drug, emotional, family, marital, psychological and personal problems which can lead to deteriorating job performance that adversely affects the workplace.
Not Specified in Current Policy
SEAP: A program designed to assist employees and their families with alcohol, drug, emotional, family, financial, marital, or personal problems.