Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 52.40
Liaison Cynthia Klein-Banai
Submission Date Sept. 11, 2014
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University of Illinois Chicago
PA-11: Wellness Program

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 1.00 Cynthia Klein-Banai
Associate Chancellor for Sustainability
Office of Sustainability
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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):

The Employee Assistance Service (EAS) provides free, professional, confidential assessments, short-term counseling referrals, and follow-up for UIC employees and their families for:

- Individual, marital, or family problems
- Emotional stress or depression
- Financial difficulties
- Alcohol and other drug dependencies

In addition, the EAS provides

- Employee orientations
- Employee assistance supervisory training
- Assistance with linkage to managed care and HMO-approved providers
- Specialized sessions for units in crisis
- Workshops on relevant topics (e.g., stress management, communication building)

The UIC Wellness Center provides accurate and relevant health and wellness information, educational programs, and knowledge and skill-building activities to the UIC community to encourage students, staff, and faculty to make healthy choices that integrate knowledge and understanding with their own personal values and a sense of community responsibility. They offer services through the resource center, peer wellness workshops, in-house wellness workshops, free consultations with a wellness educator and outreach events on campus.

The website URL where information about the institution's wellness program(s) is available:

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