Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 76.79
Liaison Mike Wilson
Submission Date Jan. 27, 2017
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STARS v2.1

University of Victoria
PA-13: Wellness Program

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 1.00 Neil Connelly
Director, Campus Planning & Sustainability
Office of Campus Planning & Sustainability
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Does the institution have a wellness program that makes counseling, referral, and wellbeing services available to all students?:
Yes

Does the institution have a wellness and/or employee assistance program that makes counseling, referral, and wellbeing services available to all staff?:
Yes

Does the institution have a wellness and/or employee assistance program that makes counseling, referral, and wellbeing services available to all faculty?:
Yes

A brief description of the institution’s wellness and/or employee assistance program(s), including information to support each affirmative response above :

Wellness and other work-lfe support including sick leave, return-to-work, medical accomodation services, are provided to faculty and staff by UVic's Human Resources. These services include online resources, and a free Lunch and Learn, "Work-Life" series. See: http://web.uvic.ca/hr/worklifesupport/.

UVic's Employee and Family Assistance Program (EFAP) is an employer paid benefit for all eligible faculty and staff (most unionized positions and faculty association members), and their dependents. It includes free professional counselling, information and referral services. See: http://web.uvic.ca/hr/benefits/efap.html.

There is also an independent university Ombudsperson available to students, staff and faculty to deal with information and desputes regarding UVic regulations and procedures. See: http://www.uvss.uvic.ca/ombudsperson/.

Resources related to Mental Health and Well Being, Balanced Living, Ergonomics and Employee and Family Assistance is available on the UVic HR website. http://www.uvic.ca/hr/services/home/health/index.php


The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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Wellness and other work-lfe support including sick leave, return-to-work, medical accomodation services, are provided to faculty and staff by UVic's Human Resources. These services include online resources, and a free Lunch and Learn, "Work-Life" series. See: http://web.uvic.ca/hr/worklifesupport/.

UVic's Employee and Family Assistance Program (EFAP) is an employer paid benefit for all eligible faculty and staff (most unionized positions and faculty association members), and their dependents. It includes free professional counselling, information and referral services. See: http://web.uvic.ca/hr/benefits/efap.html.

There is also an independent university Ombudsperon available to students, staff and faculty to deal with information and desputes regarding UVic regulations and procedures. See: http://www.uvss.uvic.ca/ombudsperson/.

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