Discusses recent developments in employee assistance programmes, which have led to their being both proactive and reactive. Since the US Department of Labor decided that programmes should begin with education and prevention, the use of computer‐assisted instruction (CAIs) programmes has increased. Discusses the development of these programmes covering both advantages and disadvantages. Concludes that they are not a panacea, but are useful when used with other tools.
Employee Counselling Today – Emerald Publishing
Published: Sep 1, 1996
Keywords: Addicts; Alcoholism; Computer‐based training; Education; Employee assistance programmes; Health