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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Winter 2023

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Fall 2022

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Summer 2022

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Spring 2022

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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
Employee Assistance Program
December 2022
Stress Buster: Managing and Taking Control of Your Life
Demoledor de estrés: cómo manejar y tomar las riendas de su vida
Employee Assistance Program
November 2022
The Sandwich Generation at Work
La generación sándwich en el trabajo
Employee Assistance Program
October 2022
Navigating Your Holiday
Surcar las fiestas de fin de año
Employee Assistance Program
September 2022
Open Communication: Powerful Ways to Create It
Comunicación abierta: maneras poderosas de propiciarla
Employee Assistance Program
August 2022
Self-Care: Better Care of Yourself
Cuidado personal: cuidarse mejor
Employee Assistance Program
July 2022
Unplugged: Digital Detoxing
Desconectado: desintoxicación digital
Employee Assistance Program
June 2022
Finding Yourself Through Nature
Encuéntrese por medio de la naturaleza
Employee Assistance Program
May 2022
Sleep Essentials
El abecé del sueño
Employee Assistance Program
April 2022
Finding a Hobby: How It Impacts Your Life
Busque un pasatiempo: cómo impacta en su vida
Employee Assistance Program
March 2022
From Tired to Inspired: Keeping Engaged and Preventing Burnout
De cansado a inspirado: mantener el compromiso y prevenir el burnout
Employee Assistance Program
February 2022
Navigating Through Grief and Loss
Atravesar el duelo y la perdida
Employee Assistance Program
January 2022
Reframing Your Way Through 2022
Reencuadre su recorrido para 2022

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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

Proactive strategies to stress less

Manage your stress in a healthier way and learn some strategies to take control of your life.

Available December 21, 2022

Caring for children and parents

Find out some practical and effective strategies to balance your work and personal life.

Available November 22, 2022

Having successful holidays

Learn some effective ways to plan, organize, and make the most of your holiday.

Available October 18, 2022

Talking about talking

Attain the skills to have open and effective communication at work and at home.

Available September 20, 2022

Being aware of self-care

Identify the ways to implement self-care as a part of your schedule and learn the art of slowing down.

Available August 16, 2022

Disconnecting to reconnect

Find the reasons why we need to do a digital detox and learn practical steps on how to start incorporating it into your schedule.

Available July 19, 2022

Finding Yourself Through Nature

Discover the importance of being outside and find your own way to enjoy nature and increase your wellbeing.

Available June 21, 2022

The Importance of Sleep on your Overall Health

Explore strategies to start a healthy bedtime routine to help you reduce stress and improve your wellbeing.

Available May 17, 2022

Hobbies Can Help with Happiness

Understand the importance of having a hobby and how you can start finding one to help you feel happier.

Available April 19, 2022

From Tired to Inspired: Keeping Engaged and Preventing Burnout

Be proactive to limit feelings of being overwhelmed.
Learn how to prevent burnout and maintain engagement in your work and personal life.

Available March 17, 2022

Navigating Through Grief and Loss

Learning coping skills for grief

Discover ways to say goodbye and healthy steps to manage the five stages of grief.

Available February 17, 2022

Reframing Your Way Through 2022

Learn practical steps to use positive reframing strategies to guide your way through 2022.

Available January 18, 2022