Employee Assistance Program (staff)

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Chittenden Central Supervisory Union is happy to provide Employee Assistance Program (EAP) services through INVEST EAP.

What is EAP?

EAP provides all employees and their family members with confidential, short-term counseling, assessment, and resource and referral information on a variety of life and work issues.   INVEST EAP also provides supervisors and managers with training and consultation on different approaches to effectively resolve difficult employee issues that can benefit the employee.

Critical Incident Stress Debriefing: EAP also provides on-site mental health services for staff following a traumatic incident at school  (e.g., a student/colleague death or serious illness, suicide, a violent or threatening incident in the work setting, natural or man-made disaster).  Click here for more information.

Who is covered under the EAP?

All employees of the CCSU and affiliated school districts and their household members are eligible for services and resources through INVEST EAP.

What issues can INVEST EAP help with?

EAP can assist with a variety of personal/work problems or concerns that can interfere with employee work performance including:

  • Family/relationship/marital Problems
  • Anxiety
  • Stress
  • Depression
  • Anger
  • Financial stress
  • Problem with co-worker
  • Alcohol/substance abuse
  • Life transitions
  • Legal difficulties
  • Elder care and Child care

EAP also provides training/consultation for school administrators and other supervisors to help them better handle difficult employee issues including:

  • Substance abuse
  • Diversity
  • Violence
  • Harassment
  • Disability accommodations

Do employees need to pay for EAP services?

EAP services are provided as an employee benefit.  There is no direct cost to employees for utilizing EAP services.

How can INVEST EAP be accessed?

  • Employees or their household member may contact INVEST EAP anytime (24/7) toll free at 800-287-2173.
  • Supervisors can receive consultative assistance by contacting the Main Office/Clinical & Program Service Manager at 888-392-0050.
  • They can also be found on the Web at www.investeap.org . The CCSU password for web access is VP3019.

INVEST EAP

108 Cherry Street, Suite 203

Burlington, VT 05401

Main Office: 888-392-0050

Fax: 802-863-7515

Email: staff@investeap.org

Counseling Access: Toll Free 800-287-2173

www.investeap.org

Password: VP3019