Department of Energy/Sandia National Laboratories

CE Presentation

“EAP in the 21st Century: Foundation for the Future”


DOE National Training Center

Albuquerque, New Mexico

May 4-5, 2016


CE Speakers:

James Cawood, CPP

Joe Monahan, MSW, JD

William Foote, Ph.D., ABPP

Tracy McPherson, Ph.D.

Mr. Ray Orr

Ken Minnix, LCSW, CEAP

Lisa Celosse, LPCC


Description: This is an annual two-day meeting for psychologists and other mental health professionals who provide services through Employee Assistance Programs within the National Laboratories.  The overall focus of the meeting is the role of the EAP clinician in enhancing workplace psychological health with specific topical areas of internet addiction & EAP, screening and referral tools for alcohol & substance abuse, privacy and confidentiality in EAP (ethical/legal issues), workplace threat assessment, security clearances & mental health. A total of 12.0 total hours of continuing education is being requested for the presentation.


Learning Objectives:    Participants will gain an understanding of best practices/research-based approaches within the EAP/Occupational Medicine setting in the following areas and applications:

·      Ethical Issues in EAP With Focus on Privacy & Confidentiality

·      EAP & Worksite Behavioral Health role in Threat Assessment

·      Workplace Sexual Harassment: Psychological Issues

·      Using SBIRT for alcohol and substance abuse/Recovery/Abstinence Agreements

·      Mental Health/EAP Security Clearance Interface

·      EAP Program Updates


Method and Length:    The presentations will be given live via power-point at the DOE National Training Center in Albuquerque, New Mexico.  Allowing for breaks, the requested number of CE contact hours for psychologists is 12.0.


Confidentiality: Confidentiality of the material in the training will be strictly maintained. All cases reviewed will be appropriately masked and prior consent as appropriate will be obtained.


Relevance to Psychologists: This program is directly relevant to psychologists especially based on the following standards (Ethical Principles of Psychologists, 2002 with 2010 Amendments): Principle A: Beneficence & Non-maleficence; 2.01 Boundaries of Competence; 2.03 Maintaining Competence; 2.04 Bases for Scientific & Professional Judgments; Standard 1: Resolving Ethical Issues; Standard 4: Privacy & Confidentiality



SIAP is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists.  SIAP maintains responsibility for the program and its content.