PRESIDENT: Dawn Boggs
Pittsburgh and Western PA EAPA
The Employee Assistance Professionals Association (EAPA) is the world’s largest, oldest, and most respected membership organization for employee assistance professionals. With members in over 40 countries around the globe, EAPA is the world’s most relied upon source of information and support for and about the employee assistance profession. EAPA publishes the Journal of Employee Assistance, hosts the annual EAP Conference and EXPO, and offers training and other resources to fulfill its mission. EAPA’s mission is to promote the highest standards of EA practice and the continuing development of employee assistance professionals, programs and services.
2023 NATIONAL EAPA CONFERENCE (Portland, OR):
Tuesday, Wednesday 21st
“Gaming and Gambling: Interventions for youth and parents
Jody Bechtold, LCSW, ICGC-II, BACC, IGDC, CGT
The Better Institute
In person location:
Rukus Café, 1707 Babcock Blvd., Pittsburgh, PA 15209
Everyone must register through Eventbrite and pay for CEUs through PayPal, no payments can be accepted in person.
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The Pittsburgh EAPA Chapter offers the following continuing education credits for attendees at the monthly meetings: 2 PDHs (Professional Development Hours for the CEAP credential), 2 CEUs (Continuing Education Units for the LSW, LCSW, LPC and LMFT credentials), and 2 PCB Approved Education for the Certified Addiction Counselor (CAC) credential.
CEAP and CAC certificates are available at each meeting. CEU certificates will be mailed to attendees by the University of Pittsburgh School of Social Work. These credit hours satisfy requirements for LSW/LCSW, LMFT, and LPC biennial license renewal. For information on social work continuing education please visit socialwork.pitt.edu/continuing-ed.
Questions regarding PDH's, CEU's or CAC hours, please contact Amanda Cottage at 724-504-0957, email@example.com
Attendance fees are included in an EAPA membership. Attendance for a one-time guest is free unless one desires PDH/CEU credits for which there is a $20 charge. If you are not a member of EAPA the cost for CEUs is $20. For Paypal- click on the link: https://paypal.me/PittsburghEAPA?locale.x=en_US Then you will need to sign in to your PayPal account and designate the amount ($20) and then authorize the payment. You do need to have a PayPal account set up to send money. If you don't have a PayPal account and would prefer to send a check, please mail it to:
415 Tyburn Drive
Wexford, PA 15090
Dawn Boggs, President
Stephanie Buerkel, Vice President
Jayme White, Secretary
Krista Sweet, Treasurer
Open Position, Program Committee and Membership Committee Chair
Amanda Cottage, Continuing Education Coordinator
Chapter meeting dates/times:
3rd Tuesday of each month excluding August. No meetings are held in August.
Why should I attend?
Chapter meetings are a great way to make professional contacts, network, discover new resources, and develop new skills.
A segment of each meeting is dedicated to the introduction of members and non-members. We encourage all attendees to make announcements about upcoming events, news related to the field, and job opportunities. After announcements, an educational training is presented.
Each training provides a minimum of 1.5 pre-approved professional development hours (PDH).
Cost to attend meeting:
Members - no cost
Non-members - $20
IN NEED- PLEASE REACH OUT IF INTERESTED