Employee Assistance Program
Manitoba Teachers' Society offers an Educator Assistance Program for all of their members. The program provides confidential and voluntary professional counselling and referral services. It provides help and intervention at an early stage of difficulty and to enhance the health of members.
Please follow the link below for more information regarding the Educator Assistance Program.
Homewood Health is the Division's Employee and Family Assistance Program (EFAP) provider for Support Staff employees and their dependent family members.
You can call the toll-free number (1-800-663-1142) 24 hours per day, 7 days a week, 365 days of the year. An emergency consultation can be arranged within hours. Instant support is always available over the phone. Please be assured that the program is completely confidential.
Homewood Health EFAP offers the following:
Counselling Services - Marital, Family Relationships, Anxiety, Depression, Addictions, Stress, Life Transitions/Change and other personal issues.
Plan Smart - Lifestyle and specialty counselling services - a series of work-life services that provide expert advice, information, and coaching which is accessible online, at no cost to you or your dependent family members. (Click here for the Plan Smart Catalogue)
Other Online Resources - E-learning, Health and Wellness assessments, Life Balance and workplace articles, many interactive tools. (Click here for the E-Course Catalogue)
For a comprehensive overview of the program and to access the e-services available, visit Homewood Health's website at www.homewoodhealth.com. Should you require assistance registering on the system, please refer to the "How to Register" help document.
September 2018 - Addiction and Recovery *NEW
August 2018 - Student Mental Health
July 2018 - Concussion Discussion
June 2018 - The Many Faces of PTSD
May 2018 - Supporting First Responders
March 2018 - Importance of Sleep
February 2018 - Learning about Eating Disorders
January 2018 - Dealing with Seasonal Depression
December 2017 - 10 Steps to Achieving Work Life Balance
November 2017- How Taking Care Of Your Finances Can Reduce Your Stress Level
October 2017 - Mindfulness Meditation And Everyday Practice
September 2017 - Understanding Depression
August 2017 - The Sobering Facts About Addiction
July 2017 - Uncovering the Faces of Anxiety
June 2017 - Chronic Physical Conditions
May 2017- Youth, Teens and Mental Health
April 2017 - Six Steps to Reducing Work Stress
March 2017 - Linking Exercise and Nutrition to a Healthy Mind
February 2017 - Loving, Healthy Relationships
January 2017- Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
December 2016- Reducing Holiday Stress
November 2016 - When Habits Become Addictions
October 2016 - Mental Wellness At Work
August 2016 - Disability Prevention Tips at Work