The FSAP provides confidential assessment, short-term counseling and referral to U of I employees, retirees and their immediate family members. Examples of issues addressed in counseling include work-related issues, relationship and family concerns, grief and loss, substance use/addictions, financial worries, stress, anxiety, depression and other personal concerns.
- Supervisor Consultations: Consultation services are available for supervisors concerning identification and intervention strategies with employees who are experiencing personal and/or work-related problems.
- Outreach Group Services: The FSAP can meet with work groups to address how to move a group from impasse and persistent dysfunction to constructive growth and advance problem solving skills.
- Crisis Consultations : The FSAP is available to provide assistance in individual sessions or groups to those who have been exposed to a traumatic event. After experiencing a traumatic event, it is common to experience emotional and physical symptoms.
- Customized Seminars: FSAP staff offer customized seminars to all U of I departments. Seminar topics include, but are not limited to, stress management, conflict resolution, work/life balance, coping with change and substance/alcohol abuse training for supervisors.
- Emergency Fund: The FSAP administers an emergency fund grant program designed to bridge the gap when an employee's income is disrupted due to a crisis situation.