Employee Assistance Program

As of January 1, 2019, all non-bargained FCAC-Member employees are covered under Northwestern Medicine’s Employee Assistance Program (EAP). Northwestern Medicine offers this free and completely confidential assistance program on topics to help you and your family members

The program offers support for personal concerns:
  • Marital, family and relationship issues
  • Stress, depression and anxiety
  • Self-esteem issues
  • Substance abuse
  • Health and Wellness
  • Grief, trauma and loss
  • Life transitions and changes
  • Financial and legal difficulties
  • Child or elder care needs
The program offers support for personal concerns:
  • Conflicts
  • Effective communication
  • Career skills
  • Career skills
  • Job burnout
  • Professional grief
To access the monthly seminar topic, click the button and enter a Company Code of “FCAC”

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Employee Assistance Program

Fall 2023

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Summer 2023

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Spring 2023

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Winter 2023

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Employee Assistance Program
December 2023
Accepting Change
Aceptar el cambio
Employee Assistance Program
November 2023
Taking Care of the Caregiver
Cuidar a quienes cuidan
Employee Assistance Program
October 2023
Handling Challenging Situations
Cómo manejar situaciones retadoras
Employee Assistance Program
September 2023
Building Gratitude
Generar gratitud
Employee Assistance Program
August 2023
Money Pressures
Las presiones del dinero
Employee Assistance Program
July 2023
Am I a Good Parent?
¿Somos buenos padres?
Employee Assistance Program
June 2023
An Open Mind
Una mente abierta
Employee Assistance Program
May 2023
Speak Less, Listen More
Hable menos, escuche más
Employee Assistance Program
April 2023
Mindful Living
Vivir con conciencia plena
Employee Assistance Program
March 2023
Healthy Boundaries
Límites saludables
Employee Assistance Program
February 2023
Tackling Loneliness
Cómo reconocer la soledad
Employee Assistance Program
January 2023
Rays of Sunshine
Esté presente para usted

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Making a Change

Change is inevitable, so it may be beneficial to learn how to embrace it. In this session, we will learn how to make a change for the better and learn practical tips on how to embrace the discomfort of change.

Available December 19th

Caring for the Caregiver

People who experience caregiver stress can be vulnerable to changes in their own health. In this session we will explore how to cope with caregiver stress while supporting our loved ones.

Available November 21st

Pause. Breathe. Resume

Mindfulness practice invites us to build active awareness of our thoughts, sensations, and emotions. In this session, we will learn how to notice our own thoughts and how we react to them.

Available October 17th

The Gratitude Habit

Starting a new habit can be transformative. Choosing gratitude can help improve your optimism and appreciation. This session will cover how to build a gratitude habit in our daily lives.

Available September 19th

Digging Deep

Managing or changing your financial habits can be difficult. In this session, we will explore how to have smart financial management and learn practical steps on getting out of financial ruts.

Available August 15th

Overcoming Parental Guilt

When faced with challenges, it’s common that we as parents may question if we are doing a good enough job. In this session, we will learn how to overcome parental guilt and continue to do your best.

Available July 18th

Keeping an Open Mind

An open mindset refers to a tendency to be receptive to new ideas and information. In this session, we will explore how to keep an open mind about ourselves and others and the benefits of keeping an open mind.

Available June 20, 2023

Are You a Good Listener?

Conversation is a two-way activity, and listening is a very important part to ensure effective communication. This session will offer practical tips and discuss the benefits of being a good listener.

Available May 16, 2023

Guiding Your Family to Greener Living

In this session, we will explore the steps towards greener living and how to guide our family to living more sustainably. We can help you connect intentions with actions for better mental wellbeing.

Available April 18, 2023

Set Boundaries and Boost Your Wellbeing

In this session, we will explore what boundaries are, what they aren’t, how to set them, and the benefits of having them. We will help you learn how to practice setting and adhering to your boundaries.

Available March 21, 2023

Tackling Loneliness

Loneliness is the feeling we get when our need for rewarding social contact and relationships has not been met. In this session we will learn practical steps to overcome loneliness and build connections.

Available February 21, 2023

Rays of Sunshine

Being in nature increases serotonin, which is responsible in boosting our mood and helps us feel calm. In this session, we will explore the benefits of getting outdoors as a part of your self-care routines.

Available January 17, 2023