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  • Business Opportunities and Networking - Increase business contacts and opportunities through EAPA's networking events: annual conference, district conferences, and local chapter meetings.
  • Chapter Network - By joining one of more than 93 EAPA chapters in the United States, Canada, and the World, your membership offers: education, training, business contacts, professional development , skill development, opportunities to earn Continued Education Units (CEUs) and Professional Development Hours (PDHs), as well as recognition for your volunteer efforts.
  • EAPA On-line Member Directory - The best EAPA networking tool at your fingertips! Increase your business opportunities by using this searchable on-line directory which has the names and numbers of EAPA members around the world.
  • Professional Certification - EAPA's Certified Employee Assistance Professional program provides you the opportunity to expand your knowledge, skills, and professional opportunities by becoming a CEAP ® .


  • EAPA Annual Conference - Today's competitive environment demands that you arm yourself with the latest in employee assistance trends and practice. Do this by attending, at a reduced member rate, the EAPA annual conference . Also a good way for you to acquire Professional Development Hours (PDHs) and Continuing Education Units (CEUs). This conference encompasses the varied issues that EA practitioners face daily and identifies the latest concerns in the workplace. It also offers pre-conference training and workshop courses .
  • The Journal of Employee Assistance - The Journal of Employee Assistance (formerly the EAPA Exchange ) is the quarterly magazine of the Employee Assistance Professionals Association. The Journal is the EA professional's most comprehensive source of news about the EA field and EAPA, offering insights on trends and developments affecting the workplace and workforce.
  • Leadership Opportunities - Enhance your labor, management, people and organizational skills while making a significant contribution to the employee assistance field through volunteering in one of the 95 EAPA chapters , national and internationals levels of the association.
  • Government Relations - EAPA provides you with strong government relations programs that help expand job opportunities and strengthen the need for employee assistance services in the work organization through legislative, judicial and regulatory activities .


  • EAPA On-line Store - In depth information and topic specific searches on a variety of employee assistance topics. Many items are FREE; the others are available at reduced rates for members.
  • Guidelines for development, implementation, maintenance, and evaluation of EA programs.
  • Self study guides for re-certification and other materials available to those planning to take the CEAP® exam.
  • Liability Protection - In today's society, protect yourself and your program with EAPA's low cost professional liability insurance.


  • Work in Employee Assistance Programs
  • Are a Certified Employee Assistance Professional (CEAP®)
  • Are a Labor/Union LAP/MAP Representative
  • Provide consulting services to EAPs or are an EA consultant.
  • Are a referral source for EAPs as a psychologist, psychiatrist, social worker, addictions counselor, or substance abuse professional
  • If you relate to EAPs, as a human resource manager, benefits manager, risk manager, managed care or work-like professional
  • Have an interest in Employee Assistance or want to know more about EA programs and professionals

For a minimal investment you'll receive excellent benefits that will enhance your training and networking opportunities and help you grow as a professional. Whether you're interested in acquiring certification, staying connected to developments in employee assistance, or seeking to build industry relationships, you'll find value in EAPA membership. Get started today expanding your knowledge base and network of colleagues. As an association of approximately 5,000 members worldwide, EAPA is THE recognized voice of the Employee Assistance field and we're committed to helping YOU help others.

To Join Our Chapter, San Fernando Valley Chapter's designation is: CA06
Yearly Chapter Dues $40.00


Action Items:

  1. Review the many benefits of EAPA membership on this page
  2. Navigate through our Chapter website to connect with our enthusiasm and passion for networking, plus our great continuing education program monthly with renowned speakers.
  3. Visit the International EAPA website to join; when it is time to designate your home chapter, please choose us! San Fernando Valley Chapter's designation is: "CA06"



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