The North Carolina Employee Assistance Professional Association (NC EAPA) has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 6548. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. The North Carolina Employee Assistance Professional (NC EAPA) Association is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.


August 14, 2020 NCEAPA Training via ZOOM

How Implicit Bias and Political Discussions Can Potentially Lead to Racial
Discrimination In The Workplace

Presented by:
Arlene Glover, BA
Jim Stratton, MA, LCMHC
Brian Hissom, MA, LCMHCS

With the support and assistance of Old Vineyard

Location: Your HOME, OFFICE, or nearby Park via ZOOM!
Time: 8:30am to 11:30am
Lunch Menu: Whatever you want – from wherever you are!
Dress: We’ll leave that to you…
3.0 Continuing Education Hours

Click here to REGISTER

This training will address the implicit bias and political discussions in the workplace can potentially lead to racial discrimination inside the workplace. The training will provide an overview of the history of racial discrimination, civil rights and the impact of subtle bias in work settings. Participants will learn about the role of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission in investigating racial discrimination and racial harassment claims.

Our Presenters:
Ms. Glover Arlene Martina Glover, BA. is Supervisory Equal Opportunity Investigator (Local Director) of the US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. Greensboro, NC.

Mr. Jim Stratton, LCMHC, CEAP is an Employee Assistance Professional with over 28 years as a clinician including 20 years working in EAP in various settings. For the past 3 years he has worked as a Military Family Life Counselor on US military bases in Europe.

Mr. Brian Hissom MA, LCMHCS, NCC, BC-TMH Is a Certified Rational Emotive Behavior Therapist, a Licensed Clinical Mental Health Supervisor, and Certified Tele-Mental Health provider. He is in private practice at Brian S Hissom & Associates, PLLC and is co-founder and co-director of Employee Assistance Resources, established with Gary S. Indenbaum, Ph.D. in Hickory, NC.

Planned Agenda:
8:15 am Open stream for people to gather
8:30 Welcome and announcements, thank Old Vineyard for partnering
8:40 introduce Arlene Glover. Begin training
10:15 Break
10:00 Brief announcements, A few minutes with Old Vineyard
10:30 Moderated discussion: Jim Stratton, Brian Hissom
11:30 Conclude training

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November Training

Best Practices for Starting and/or Operating an EAP

Friday,  November 15, 2019
8:00 am – 5:00pm

Check in begins 8:00am

Location: Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton

Register Here

Marina is Director of Communications Employee Assistance Professionals Association. She will provide a discussion of best practices required for starting and/or operating an EAP in the morning and then define EAP 2.0, define tech implications of running a technology augmented program during the afternoon session.

This will be a great opportunity for new affiliate clinicians, or those interested in EAP, as well as seasoned EAP professionals to learn the latest about our rapidly changing clinical and business environment.

Hotel: Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton
9850 Weddington Road Ext. Concord, NC 28027


September Training

Restorative Justice

Friday,  September 13, 2019

8:30 am – 4:00pm

Check in begins 8:00am

Location:  Workplace Options

2912 Highwoods Blvd

Raleigh, NC

Register Here

Printable registration form HERE

Have you ever wanted to know more about Restorative Justice?   Your chance to learn more is coming on September 13, 2019 at Workplace Options in Raleigh!

Hotel: Holiday Inn: Raleigh North Midtown, 2805 Highwoods Blvd., Raleigh, NC 27604

To reserve your room please click here! Or, you may call (919) 872-3500 and ask for a room in the “NCEAPA Block.”


Topic:  Restorative Justice – what it is and how it can help EAP Professionals” 
Presented by Jon Powell, JD, Director of the Restorative Justice Clinic, Campbell Law School and Colleen Fitzpatrick, BA, MED, Restorative Practice coordinator (WCPSS)

Workplace Options
2912 Highwoods Blvd 
Raleigh, NC 27604

Many thanks to Workplace Options for providing our training space for this event.



May Training

Member Appreciation

MAY 3, 2019

Fellowship Hall

Greensboro, NC

Topic and Presenter information….

NCEAPA Members –  Free registration

Non-Members:  $85

Register Here!

Hotel :   Sheraton Greensboro Four Seasons.  Use link for NCEAPA rate:


A dedicated website is now available for your attendees to book their hotel rooms online. Reservations can be made starting Apr 17, 2019 at this web address: 

Booking Website: 



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