|Submission Date||June 30, 2011|
California State University, Channel Islands
Tier2-2: Employee Wellness Program
Sr. Director Human Resources
Does the institution have an employee assistance or wellness program that provides counseling, referral, and well-being services to employees?:
A brief description of the employee wellness program, policy, or practice:
The Employee Assistance Program at California State University Channel islands is provided by PacifiCare Behavior Health. This program assists CSU Channel Islands employees in the following areas:
* Family violence
* Marital or relationship counseling
* Helping you choose the best providers
* Substance abuse assessment
* Stress, anxiety, and depression
* Grief and loss
* Coping with change
* Referrals to community resources
* Parenting concerns
* Mind/Body issues
CSU Channel Islands also hosted a workshop entitled Nutrition for Health, Weight and Diabetes Control on Thursday, October 21st, 2010. The presentation was available for CI faculty and staff. Attendees were lectured on how good nutrition can improve health, enhance weight loss and control diabetes. Discussions were led by Dr. Derrick D’Costa, Family Practice provider with Kaiser Permanente in Oxnard.
2nd Annual Walk Across America: Thirteen teams made up of CSU Channel Islands employees (including student assistants) formed to take on the challenge of walking across America. Each participant received a pedometer from Human Resources to keep track of his/her weekly steps. Walk Across America’s purpose is to promote health and wellness.
The website URL where information about the program, policy, or practice is available:
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