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Wellness Benefits

Be Well

One of our five universal goals within the Medicine Hat Public School Division, is to foster a culture of 
wellness
. We understand that a healthy school community is one that supports the wellness of all of its members (students, teachers, staff, and parents) and strives to be a healthy setting for living, learning, and working. To support this goal, our division has created an employee wellness program which is accessible to ALL staff employed in our division



EMPLOYEE RESOURCES

Additionally, if you are an employee with ASEBP benefit coverage through our division, you have access to the Employee Family Assistance Program.

1-800-663-1142

The Employee and Family Assistance Program (EFAP) is offered through Homewood Health. The EFAP is a proactive health program, providing completely confidential support services to you and your family 24/7, free of charge. Check out what it has to offer below!

Counselling

Take practical and effective steps to improve your well-being with EFAP counselling services. Whether you’re looking for help with depression, work or family issues or dealing with the loss of a loved one, the EFAP offers counselling that’s supportive, confidential and in a format that best suits your needs—in-person, over the phone or online.

Life Smart Coaching Services

The EFAP isn’t just for emergencies! From childcare and parenting advice to financial, legal and nutritional coaching, Life Smart helps you develop a proactive approach to managing everyday challenges in a healthy and productive way. This service is offered over the phone, online and through e-courses depending on the situation you need help tackling.

Homeweb.ca

Accessing personalized health and wellness tools, resources and support whenever you need it has never been easier! With Homeweb, you can create an individual profile that will provide personalized content recommendations and access to tons of helpful online resources—including e-courses, articles, assessments and more. You can even watch an orientation video to get up to speed on all things EFAP!

No matter the situation, ASEBP’s EFAP is here to help. If you have any questions about the EFAP, please contact your Health, Wellness, and Attendance Advisor - Sarah Scahill, BN, at 403-528-6723 or sarah.scahill@sd76.sb.ca. Alternatively, you can contact an ASEBP benefit specialist at benefits@asebp.ca, or toll-free at 1-877-431-4786.

 
Leadership Resources

1-800-663-1142

Homeweb.ca

While this online portal is full of personal health and wellness resources, it’s also a great professional resource for those in leadership roles. Homeweb provides access to certificate e-courses on topics like:

·        Leading the Human Side of Change

·        Value-Based Leadership

·        Managing Sensitive Employee Issues

·        Supporting Respect in the Workplace

·        Fundamentals of Effective Supervision

Key Person Advice Line

Through this toll-free number, also known as the KPAL, you can connect with a senior level clinician at any time for immediate consultation on situations that arise in the workplace—from workplace conflict and employee problems to assisting an employee during a time of need.

If you have any questions about using the EFAP in a leadership capacity, please contact our ASEBP school jurisdiction liaison, Jennifer Contreras, at 780-431-3355 or jennifer.contreras@asebp.ca.


 

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