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Public Servants Benefit from Employee Assistance Programme

PRESS RELEASE – THE Department of the Public Service is pleased to announce that the Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) will be hosting a series of workshops for government workers which are focused on the promotion of good health practices, commencing from Monday, May 15 to Thursday, May 25.

The presentation topics range from Nutrition and Herbs, Unforgiveness and Resentment, Pilates, and there will also be a period of entertainment.

The Department of the Public Service wishes to say a special thank-you to its presenters, Dr. Almus McDowell, Dr. Gilbertha St. Rose, Mrs. Nikita Martial, Mr. Carlton (Coaks) Cyril, Pastor Daniel Dada and Reverend Sherwin Griffith for their invaluable and generous support towards the programme.

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The EAP is a work-based intervention programme designed to enhance the professional attitude of government employees and provide assistance to those persons who are experiencing professional and personal problems, which adversely affect their quality of life and job performance.

The EAP provides six free counselling sessions to government employees and their immediate family members on career counselling, job-related issues, emotional difficulty, abuse, alcohol or chemical dependency, health challenges, dependent care, financial issues, domestic violence, marital conflict, grief, medical stress, anxiety and depression.

Government workers who are interested in attending any of the presentations are required to contact the Employee Assistance Programme Unit at the Department of the Public Service on 4682269 or 4682234 to book your attendance at any of the presentations and for further details on the allotted time and venue.

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