Overall Rating Bronze - expired
Overall Score 34.59
Liaison John Duvall
Submission Date Jan. 7, 2013
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Dominican University of California
PAE-T2-5: Employee Wellness Program

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.25 / 0.25 Jacob Massoud
Assistant Professor of Strategic Management
School of Business and Leadership
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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:

Dominican’s wellness program is named ‘Penguin Passport to Wellness’ after the university’s mascot and attempts to put wellness at employees’ fingertips through activities, policies and partnerships to foster a culture of wellness in the university community. It consists of a variety of opportunities offered by professionals such as health educators, nutritionists and exercise teachers and made available to employees. Some examples of wellness program offerings are yoga classes, a weekly healthy lifestyle discussion group and a health and wellness fair. Dominican also offers a service called Ability Assist, which is a confidential hotline for counseling on personal, legal and financial matters and for obtaining referrals.

The website URL where information about the program, policy, or practice is available:

Data source(s) and notes about the submission:

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