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    • Friday, March 15, 2024
    • 8:45 AM - 12:00 PM
    • Riveredge Hospital - 8311 Roosevelt Road, Forest Park, Illinois, 60130

    NIEAPA Professional Education: Understanding the Role of Fitness for Duty Evaluations in Employee Wellbeing

    3.0 CEUs!

    Friday, March 15, 2024 • 8:45am - 12:00pm

    Graciously hosted by
    Riveredge Hospital!

    All your Fitness for Duty questions answered!

    This session will begin with a keynote presentation giving an overview of Fitness for Duty, defining nuances and evaluation considerations. Following that, shorter presentations will cover specialized needs when referring for Fitness for Duty evaluations for Airline, Healthcare and Law enforcement employees. To cap off the session, all presenters will participate in a panel discussion and Q&A.


    • Identifying impairment in the workplace and when a FFD referral is indicated
    • Identify the essential elements for a fitness-for-duty evaluation
    • Understanding how a fitness-for-duty evaluation is protective for the individual and the employer
    • Understand evaluation recommendations as a road map to employee wellbeing across professions
    • Learn how FFD evaluations are implemented across various professions such as Healthcare, Airlines, and Law Enforcement


    Katie Sleman, M. Ed, LCPC
    Director of Assessments, MCAP Chicago

    Dominic Angres, LCPC, CADC
    Executive Director, Positive Sobriety Institute

    Carole Hoffman, Ph.D., LCSW, CAADC
    Illinois Professionals Health Program - Behavioral Health Services

    Nicholas Greco, MS, BCETS, CATSM, FAAETS
    President, C3 Education and Research, Inc.

    Scott Cullen-Benson, MA, LCPC, LPC, SAP, CEAP
    45 Years of EAP Experience

    Kris Treder
    Midwest Regional Coordinator, IAMAW District 141 EAPA Services


    NIEAPA Members - $20

    Other EAPA Members - $25 (discount code required)

    Non-Members - $30

    MEMBER NOTE:  To receive your complimentary member rate, NO PROMO CODE REQUIRED! Simply enter the email address associated with your NIEAPA membership. If you cannot remember your email address contact the NIEAPA office at NIEAPA@Corpevent.com

    Discount codes are available for EAPA members from other chapters. To receive the discount code, please contact the NIEAPA office at NIEAPA@Corpevent.com.
    • Tuesday, June 04, 2024
    • Drury Lane Theatre, 100 Drury Lane, Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181

    NIEAPA’s 2024 Annual Conference Is Coming Soon!

    Become a Sponsor - Enhance Your Visibility

    Building on the success of our past conferences, NIEAPA is excited to once again plan for an in person annual conference in 2024 - this year's theme is EAP Paradigm Shifts: Fostering New Connections! We expect between 200-250 attendees that represent a range of EA stakeholders and thought leadership. Gain a more powerful presence by becoming a conference sponsor! Click the link below to find details about our various sponsorship offerings.

    While the Gold, Silver, and Bronze sponsorship packages and exhibit table openings are unlimited, our premium sponsorship slots - those that offer you an opportunity to get up in front of our attendees and address them directly during the conference - are limited! The remaining premium sponsorship opportunities are still available:

    Speaker Sponsorship (6/6)

    Lanyard Sponsorship (1/1)

    WiFi Sponsorship (1/1)

    After-Conference Networking Social (1/1)

    Tote Bag (1/1)

    Recovery Speaker Sponsor (1/1)

    Program Booklet Sponsor (1/1)

    Become a Sponsor/Exhibitor Today!

    2024 NIEAPA Conference Sponsor/Exhibitor Prospectus

    Standard Sponsorship Packages (full details in prospectus):

    Premium Sponsorship Packages (full details in prospectus):


    You will make selections within the registration form detailing which items you wish to purchase. All registrants will need to provide the following at the time of registration:

    • Name, email address, and phone number of the primary contact with whom you wish NIEAPA to communicate regarding the sponsorship
    •  The name of the organization, group, or individual in whose name the sponsorship is being purchased
    •  A sponsor logo image file; .jpg or .png format preferred
    •  Any social media handles used by the sponsor (e.g., Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, Facebook, etc.)
    • A short piece of "boilerplate" copy describing your organization for promotional usage; no more than 150 words, please
    • To add additional guests at the promotional Sponsor/Exhibitor rate of $120, you will use the "Add guest" button during registration and enter their name and email address. You may also add guests to your registration later by contacting us directly at nieapa@corpevent.com
    • You may pay for your registration electronically at the time of registration, or you may select "offline payment" to be sent an invoice and instructions for mailing a physical check.

    Due to the need for material lead-time in order to design, prepare, and process/print digital and physical materials, we cannot guarantee fulfilment of the following items for sponsors registering after April 30, 2024:

    • Social Media Shoutouts
    • Program Booklet Ads
    • Program Book, Lanyard, Tote Bag, or Wi-Fi Premium Sponsorship Packages

    Digital Program Booklet Ad dimensions are as follows:
    Full Page 8.5" x 11" (2550px W x 3300px H)
    Half Page 8.5" x 5.5" (2550px W x 1650 H)
    Quarter Page 4.25"x5.5" (1275px W x 1650px H)

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Friday, February 16, 2024 NIEAPA February Chapter Meeting - Recent Advances in Pharmacotherapy of Mood Disorders: The Role of Medications in Addiction Treatment and Comorbidities
Thursday, December 14, 2023 NIEAPA's 3rd Annual Mingle & Jingle
Friday, December 08, 2023 December Chapter Meeting - Addressing Internalized Stigma in the LGBTQIA+ Population
Friday, October 27, 2023 NIEAPA October Chapter Meeting - Keep Calm and Follow the Golden Rules
Wednesday, September 27, 2023 NIEAPA Networking in September: An Event to Remember!
Friday, August 18, 2023 August Chapter Meeting - Getting Sick of Their Sick: How to Cope With Compassion Fatigue
Tuesday, June 06, 2023 NIEAPA 2023 Annual Conference - The Evolution of EAP
Tuesday, June 06, 2023 NIEAPA 2023 Conference Sponsor and Exhibitor Registration
Friday, April 28, 2023 NIEAPA April Chapter Meeting - EAP and Behavioral Telehealth - A Basis to Work Together?
Wednesday, March 29, 2023 Ring In the Spring with NIEAPA!
Friday, February 17, 2023 NIEAPA February Chapter Meeting - Understanding Suicide Risk Among Compulsive Gamblers
Friday, February 03, 2023 NIEAPA Strategic Visioning Retreat
Wednesday, December 07, 2022 NIEAPA's 2nd Annual Jingle & Mingle
Friday, December 02, 2022 December Chapter Meeting - The Integrative Approach to Treating Trauma and Substance Use
Friday, October 21, 2022 NIEAPA October Chapter Meeting - Co-Occurring Disorders, Trauma, and Women With Addiction: Special Focus on Racialized Trauma
Friday, August 19, 2022 August Chapter Meeting - Helping Those Who Protect and Serve Every Day
Thursday, July 14, 2022 NIEAPA Member Only Networking Event
Thursday, June 09, 2022 NIEAPA 2022 Annual Conference
Thursday, June 09, 2022 NIEAPA 2022 Conference Sponsor, Exhibitor, and Advertiser Registration
Thursday, May 05, 2022 NIEAPA Member Only Networking Event - event cancelled
Friday, April 22, 2022 Chapter Meeting - Helping Adult Children Heal: A 2022 Perspective
Friday, February 18, 2022 Chapter Meeting - The Power of Being Enough: Connection, Identity, Self-Compassion and Attachment in Recovery
Friday, December 03, 2021 Chapter Meeting - How to Be a Burden: Relationships in Depression
Friday, December 04, 2015 Chapter Meeting - Anxiety or Addiction – Where Do We Draw the Line?
Friday, October 16, 2015 Chapter Meeting - Ethics
Friday, August 14, 2015 Chapter Meeting - EAPs working with Police
Friday, July 31, 2015 Employee Assistance Specialist - Clinical training course (EAS-C)
Tuesday, June 02, 2015 NIEAPA Annual Conference
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