" number of sessions per treatment episode ..."

Indicators of whether employees are getting the tools they need to resolve their problems include:

4. Enough leeway in the number of sessions available to employees to be beneficial. If an EAP contract doesn't support an employee being seen for at least eight sessions, then a conscientious therapist may refer a high percentage (eg., 50%) of the employee participants, creating dissatisfaction in the program. Ideally, employees should have the option of seeing the EAP for even as many as twenty sessions.

(See also: Effective Design)



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