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By R Paul Maiden

worker counsel courses (EAPs) are a comparatively new improvement in South Africa, having emerged within the Nineteen Eighties, and this groundbreaking booklet presents a accomplished assessment of those EAPs in South Africa. It supplies readers a first-hand view of the myriad matters encountered via South African practitioners. worker tips courses in South Africa offers EAP pros, human assets managers, social employees, psychologists, and different psychological health and wellbeing pros with startling perception into the numerous medical, cultural, and moral difficulties that their South African colleagues face within the office. It starts to fill the space within the literature on expert perform in an apartheid society and will support increase possibilities for discussion and an alternate of principles among all EAP employees to assist train them and produce them jointly.

This enlightening and almost certainly debatable ebook addresses a number of pertinent issues, including:

  • the conceptual sophistication of EAPs at the moment working within the South African enterprise community
  • an assessment of the macro version EAP in South Africa in gentle of the country’s sociopolitical, financial, and social problems
  • cultural issues dealing with black and white EAP practitioners and clients
  • ethical conflicts inherent in operating in an atmosphere sanctioned by means of apartheid
  • widespread alcohol and drug difficulties in South Africa
  • the improvement of a post-traumatic tension and twist of fate involvement program
  • current academic advancements within the EAP box in South Africa

    Providing an intensive, transparent knowing of South Africa’s EAPs, this is often an excellent ebook for all pros and complicated scholars drawn to the results of political, societal, and cultural values at the operations of EAPs in a international country.

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