Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 58.86
Liaison Jonathan Rausseo
Submission Date April 10, 2013
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STARS v1.2

University of Ottawa
PAE-T2-5: Employee Wellness Program

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.25 / 0.25 Lise Griffith
Assistant Director, Health, Wellness and Leave
Human Resources
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Does the institution have an employee assistance or wellness program that provides counseling, referral, and well-being services to employees?:
Yes

A brief description of the employee wellness program, policy, or practice:
University has a wellness committee, Active and Healthy Campus, for all employees. Its mandate is to promote determine needs of the employee population and implement wellness activities and initiatives: counselling 7 one hour long sessions per year Services online Smoking, stress management, weight issues Sessions on parenting Chronic illnesses Physical activity Wellness committee Strategic objective in HR Health, Wellness and Leave in Human Resources has the mandate to organize wellness activities, implement policies and procedures that foster work/life balance and address needs of the employee population. Mental Health Strategy is in the process of being developed and implementation is planned for the fall. It has an off-site counselling service offered by a group of consultants, Shepell.fgi. Also on site is a health clinic staffed by doctors, nurse practitioners and nurses which offer smoke cessation, weight management and other specialized services to employees and students.

The website URL where information about the program, policy, or practice is available:
Data source(s) and notes about the submission:
Lise Griffith's complete phone number : 613-562-5800 Extension 1472

Lise Griffith's complete phone number : 613-562-5800 Extension 1472

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