As a not-for-profit organization, the Asia Pacific Employee Assistance Roundtable (APEAR) is a regional forum for the promotion of the highest standards of practice and continuing development of Employee Assistance professionals, providers, and services. Employee Assistance (EA) is a work-based program designed to improve organizational performance through the provision of structured management and employee support services.
Since 2003, APEAR has attracted a growing number of industry leaders, line supervisors, health professionals, trainers, human resource professionals, medical advisors and those interested in employee work performance, productivity and safety. Registrants come from across Canada, US, Australia, India, China, Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia, Europe, and Singapore. In addition to net-working, registrants pick up skills on a variety of topics that address people’s wellness and effectiveness.
With many organizations within the Asia Pacific region growing optimistically as they anticipate increasing business opportunities, the demand for professionals and leaders who can partner organizations towards their staff’s mental resilience and work engagement will become urgent. As people professionals, we must ready ourselves to be vital contributors to organizations seeking to develop their competitiveness.
This Conference will provide numerous opportunities for Managers, HR, Occupational Health and Workplace Safety professionals, Counsellors, Psychologists, Work Life and OD Specialists, General Practitioners, Psychiatrists, Health Promotion Champions and other Mental Health Professionals committed to the well-being of people in the workplace to share practice insights, research findings and the latest in Employee Assistance, organizational and professional practices in the Asia-Pacific region.