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Employee Assistance Program

The Employee Assistance Program (EAP) offers free, voluntary, and confidential consultation and assistance to help employees and their immediate family members resolve difficulties that may be affecting their personal life or job performance. EAP services include initial evaluation and assessment, treatment planning, short-term counseling (up to six sessions), referrals to outside resources, and follow-up. The EAP also provides workshops and information on a variety of wellness topics, such as concussions, suicide, and healthy food choices.

To make an appointment with the EAP, ICSD employees and their family members can call 1-800-EAP-8764 or 315-471-1361, or email eap@ocmboces.org. Visit the Employee Assistance Program website to learn more.

 

Upcoming Workshops

The EAP is pleased to announce the following live online workshops for Winter 2022:

  • Snowflakes, Snow Globes & Snowmen for Stress Management
    January 26, 2022, 4:30-5:30 p.m.
  • The 5 Love Languages
    February 2, 2022, 4:30-5:30 p.m.
  • Habits for a Healthy Heart
    February 16, 2022, 4:30-5:30 p.m.

*All programs are live online via Zoom. If you cannot attend live, please feel free to register anyway and indicate that on your registration. Everyone who registers will be sent all course materials and a private replay link following the program.

You can register in the following ways:
  1. Send an email to Michelle Stolicker, EAP Supervisor, at eap@ocmboces.org with the workshop title in the subject line and your contact information (name, school district, preferred phone number, and email) in the body of the message.
  2. Call Michelle with the above registration information. She can be reached at (315) 471-1361 option 1 or (315) 952-6388.
  3. Download the attached form (also available on the EAP website ocmboces.org/eap) and return it via BOCES or US mail.

Please note: If you have a small group within your district that is interested in a specific program, Michelle can bring it directly to you at a day and time that works for your group! Give her a call or email her to set a date.

 

January Wellness Topic: Healthy Weight

This month, the Employee Assistance Program (EAP) is offering information on the following issues related to healthy weight:

  • 10 Tips To Build A Healthy Meal
  • 10 Tips To Add Activity To Your Day
  • Enjoy Your Food But Eat Less
  • Eating Away From Home

If you would like to receive any of the information offered, please email the EAP at eap@ocmboces.org and include your name, school district, and email address. The EAP will email the information directly to you.

 

COVID-19 Resources

We at the EAP have gathered a number of resources that you or your family members may find useful and have titled it our Coping With COVID Employee Toolkit. The toolkit is available on our website: ocmboces.org/teacherpage.cfm?teacher=3498.  

Please remember that EAP is here for you during this challenging time. To keep you and our staff safe, we are currently offering teletherapy via phone or secure video conferencing. Give us a call at 315-471-1361 or email us at eap@ocmboces.org to schedule an appointment or if you just need to talk.