Higher Education EAP
Higher Ed EAP is designed specifically for educators. We offer twice the number of solutions for personal problems and a targeted menu of benefits and resources addressing the unique professional issues they face. Our Peak Performance Benefits are redefining the EAP. We start with all the traditional EAP counseling services designed to address significant life problems and we add Work/Life benefits to address the everyday problems involved in juggling work and family. But that’s not all. We go one step further to deliver benefits designed to enhance quality of life not just for your employees and their family members, but for managers and supervisors, too. And we help all employees to achieve their Peak Performance best through training, coaching and wellness. Check the topics below to learn more.
- Classroom Management, Pedagogy & Teaching Resources
- Campus Issues: Risk Management & Prevention
- Student Problems & Issues
- Grants, Fellowships & Awards
- Tech Tools For Higher Ed
We’ve identified many of the common challenges and opportunities in classroom management – from remote and hybrid learning to dealing with ethics, problem conduct and difficult issues. You’ll find resources and links on diversity, inclusion, and multigenerational classrooms.
Below is a list of the topics we cover:
- Pedagogy & Teaching
- Classroom Management & Issues
- Centers for Excellence
- Ethics, Plagiarism & Academic Integrity
- Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
- Multigenerational Classrooms
- Professional Journals & Publications
Faculty, administrators, support staff and campus police are all dedicated to maintaining a safe and healthy climate for learning, but in any community, problems can and do occur. We’ve identified a range of potential problem areas, particularly some that are unique to student communities, and offer prevention and response resources to help your staff in managing risk.
- The Clery Act
- Campus Security Issues
- Emergency Notification Systems
- Risk & Crisis Management
- Membership Organizations
Attending a college or university is often a young person’s first real break from the home environment. This can be a stressful life transition, coupled with academic pressures, establishing a new social network, and the ongoing challenges inherent in the late teen/early adult years. Faculty, administrators and other support staff need to be attuned to and aware of mental health issues that students often face and prepared to intervene and offer help. We’ve compiled resources for common student problems and issues.
- Student Binge Drinking & Substance Abuse
- Student Depression and Mental Health Issues
- Suicide Prevention
- Hazing, Initiation Rites & Bullying
- Violence & Sexual Violence Prevention
Securing funding, grants, and financial assistance is always a challenge for faculty and administrators but is made even more challenging and imperative in difficult economic times. We offer a range of resources designed to help your faculty, graduate and post-doctoral students and administrators find and secure financial assistance.
- Funding Databases
- Free Resources
- Federal Sources
- Subscription Sources
- Grantwriting Tips, Advice & Guides
- Fellowships for Graduate and Postdoctoral Students
- Fellowships for Academic Work outside the U.S.
Emerging technologies and digital resources offer a wealth of opportunities for educators and students alike. We serve up a broad array of tools and resources to bolster productivity, foster collaboration, and make academic life easier.
- Learning Management Systems
- Collaboration, Remote & Digital Learning Tools
- Search Tools
- Research, Reference, and Citation Tools
- Photoshop Alternatives
- Cool Tools & Useful Tech
- Blogs & More
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