|Overall Rating||Gold - expired|
|Submission Date||Oct. 14, 2015|
University of Washington, Seattle
PA-11: Wellness Program
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Does the institution make counseling, referral, and wellbeing services available to all members of the following groups?:
|Yes or No|
A brief description of the institution’s wellness and/or employee assistance program(s):
The University of Washington takes a holistic approach to wellness and offers several layers of programming to meet employees where they are at:
The Whole U is a holistic employee engagement strategy that emphasizes community building, appreciation of the diverse lifestyles and interests of our faculty and staff, and participation in programs that promote healthy lifestyles and personal growth.
The UWellness program provides easy access to information and resources and focuses on increasing the awareness of health risks; promoting healthy lifestyles; providing opportunities and resources for lifestyle change; and fostering a workplace environment that promotes health.
UW CareLink, our faculty and staff assistance program, offers a wide range of services that can help employees manage through the different stages of life, develop a healthy lifestyle, create a quality work environment, and save time by providing easy access to trusted experts, including counselors, attorneys, financial advisors, and child and adult/elder care consultants.
Benefits-eligible employees participate in the state’s Smart Health program.
The website URL where information about the institution's wellness program(s) is available: