Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 49.78
Liaison Herbert Sinnock
Submission Date April 20, 2015
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Sheridan College (Ontario)
PA-11: Wellness Program

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 1.00 Lynn Rutherford
Centre for Respectful & Healthy Workplaces
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Does the institution make counseling, referral, and wellbeing services available to all members of the following groups?:
Yes or No
Students Yes
Staff Yes
Faculty Yes

A brief description of the institution’s wellness and/or employee assistance program(s):

All full-time Sheridan College employees and their families are entitled to participate in the Employee Assistance Program (EAP). This is a voluntary, confidential counselling and information service for employees and their families. The service provides access to short-term counselling, away from the workplace, where an environment of understanding and strict privacy provides assistance for problems such as:
- family and marital relationships;
- anxiety and stress;
- substance abuse;
- personal and emotional difficulties;
- grief and loss (job loss, divorce, death);
- life transitions;
- parenting issues;
- family violence;
- critical / traumatic incident stress;
- legal and financial information;
- childcare and eldercare information.

Only the employee’s counsellor is aware of their use of this service. Counselling offices are off-campus in a variety of locations. The counselling process focuses on results and helping employees to use their strengths to deal with whatever they are facing. EAP services, administered by Morneau Shepell, are accessible to employees by phone and online.

Information about Sheridan’s EAP services, which are available to all employees through Morneau Shepell, can be found at: http://www.shepell.com/en-ca/

Counselling services for students: https://www.sheridancollege.ca/life-at-sheridan/student-services/counselling-services/about.aspx

Health services for students:

Counselling services for full-time faculty and staff are provided by Morneau Shepell (Sheridan’s “Employee Assistance Program”):

All faculty and staff who are covered by a collective bargaining agreement are eligible for health benefits:
Support Staff Collective Agreement (https://www.sheridancollege.ca/~/media/Files/Sheridan%20College/Working%20at%20Sheridan/Human%20Resources%20and%20Organizational%20Development/Employee%20Information/ss%20coll%20agree_%202011%202014.pdf)
Academic Collective Agreement (https://www.sheridancollege.ca/~/media/Files/Sheridan%20College/Working%20at%20Sheridan/Careers%20at%20Sheridan/New%20Hires/AcadCollectiveAgreementCurrent_E.pdf)

Health benefit summaries for faculty and staff:
Support (https://www.sheridancollege.ca/~/media/Files/Sheridan%20College/Working%20at%20Sheridan/Careers%20at%20Sheridan/New%20Hires/benefits%20at%20a%20glance%20%20%20support.pdf)
Faculty (https://www.sheridancollege.ca/~/media/Files/Sheridan%20College/Working%20at%20Sheridan/Careers%20at%20Sheridan/New%20Hires/benefits%20at%20a%20glance%20%20%20academic%202010.pdf)
Administrative (https://www.sheridancollege.ca/~/media/Files/Sheridan%20College/Working%20at%20Sheridan/Careers%20at%20Sheridan/New%20Hires/benefits%20at%20a%20glance%20%20%20admin.pdf)

The website URL where information about the institution's wellness program(s) is available:
Data source(s) and notes about the submission:

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