Employee Assistance Programme in Industrial Organisations: social work concepts and practice

Francis, Abraham P. (2012) Employee Assistance Programme in Industrial Organisations: social work concepts and practice. Authorspress, New Delhi, India.

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Abstract

Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) is an established field of practice in the West where Social Workers are one of the stakeholders. In India, EAP is an emerging concept and an unexplored area of Social Work practice. This book deals with the various aspects of EAP in Industrial organisations, including the historical context and perspectives of social work practice in Industry, EAP concepts, modus operandi of EAP, and discusses the historical developments both in the West and in India. It also looks at the changing nature of work, workforce, pattern of needs, and problems of workforce requiring Social work intervention in the present context of globalization, and narrates the impact services like EAP can have on workers' lifestyle, work and behaviour at their workplace. The book also explores the need, relevance and scope of occupational social work as a field of practice, and suggests an EAP model suited to the Indian context.

Item ID: 21482
Item Type: Book (Scholarly Work)
ISBN: 978-81-7273-634-7
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Date Deposited: 30 Aug 2012 03:13
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