Behavioral Risk Management
Help control workplace risk and loss through Southwest EAP’s expert Behavioral Risk Management Solutions. For more than 30 years, Southwest EAP has assisted companies in dealing with inappropriate workplace behavior, which annually costs employers millions in lost productivity, damages and legal expenses.
These behavioral risks can be prevented or lessened by implementing policies and programs to identify and manage interpersonal and organizational risk factors.
Behavioral Risk Management
Threat Management and Preventing Violence in the Workplace
Southwest EAP can assist your business in the early detection and prevention of dangerous situations with training and consultation on awareness and tactics to defuse and prevent conflicts from escalating to violence.
Workplace Discrimination, Diversity and Harassment Prevention
Southwest EAP provides analysis and identification of areas of concern and potential liability such as sexual harassment and workplace discrimination. Training and/or consultation to address identified problem areas is also available.
Impaired Executive Intervention
American businesses lose more than $100 billion annually due to the effects of employee substance abuse and dependency. The risks to your business increase exponentially when a substance-dependent employee holds an executive position.
Southwest EAP’s Executive Intervention process helps your company identify risks early before major loss or damage in the workplace has occurred, and provides treatment and follow-up care.
Drug-Free Workplace Programs and DOT Compliance
Southwest EAP works with your business to limit exposure to liability issues in coordination with your drug screening programs. We provide assessment, treatment and follow-up care to employees identified through screening, as well as workplace alcohol and chemical dependency issues training for supervisors and educational information for employees.
Southwest EAP’s workplace alcohol and chemical dependency issues development training for supervisors, and ongoing education for supervisors and employees meet all the DOT regulations outlined in 49 CFR 40. Training for supervisors includes training in Reasonable Suspicion Testing in compliance with DOT requirements.
In addition, Southwest EAP provides the various services required to meet all DOT regulations regarding employees’ return to work after a positive drug screen.
Substance Abuse Professional Services
Southwest EAP provides assessment, treatment and follow-up care to employees who are identified through drug screening. This includes Substance Abuse Professional (SAP) services as described by DOT regulations in 49 CFR 40.
Crisis Response Services
Southwest EAP provides the employee counseling services needed in the aftermath of traumatic events, such as a community tragedy, a death, a serious accident in the workplace, or a reduction in force. Employee counseling services assist employees in working through traumatic situations to maintain employee health and well-being, and restore workplace normalcy and productivity as quickly as possible.
Fitness for Duty Evaluation
Southwest EAP’s Fitness for Duty Evaluations maintain the balance between employees’ rights and well-being and concerns regarding workplace safety and productivity. Fitness for Duty Evaluations include professional assessment and evaluation, accomplished through testing and face-to-face intervention.
Reduction in Force Support
Southwest EAP provides your business with assistance in best-practice Reduction in Force (RIF) procedures, to avoid liability and ensure compliance with all state and federal statutes, including WARN, ERISA, ADEA, and OWBPA. Employee counseling services are also offered as a part of our RIF support.