College is a time of transition - and being in a state of transition usually means change and opportunities for growth. Let's face it, being a student is challenging. Adjusting to the demands of the college environment often conflicts with other personal priorities and goals. Cabarrus College offers off-site professional counseling services to empower you to explore your strengths and develop better coping strategies for your concerns.

Counseling Services Off-Site with Carolinas Healthcare System-EAP
Carolinas HealthCare System Employee Assistance Program (EAP) is designed to help Cabarrus College students and members of their immediate family with all types of issues such as marital conflicts, financial problems, job stress, emotional strains, alcohol and drug problems, legal issues, and difficulties with children. on a confidential basis, the EAP counselors offer help off-site when it is needed most.

Fees
Cabarrus College students are able to visit an EAP counselor at no cost. The services are provided in a casual and secure environment so that students can feel safe and confident in their decision to seek help. The counselor will help clarify concerns and offer treatment options.

Appointments
For EAP information or appointments, call the EAP office of Carolinas HealthCare System 704-355.5021 or 800-384-1097 or visit the EAP website at www.chs-eap.org. All contacts are private and confidential. Eligibility is extended to immediate family members of any Cabarrus College student or employee.

Emergencies
EAP provides confidential access to information, referrals and crisis assistance 24 hours a day, days a week. All students and employees have access to EAP by calling 800-384-1097 or 704-355-5021 or visiting www.chs-eap.org.

Referrals
If counseling is required beyond the EAP benefits, referrals can be made to area treatment professionals whose services can often be billed to a student's insurer.

Locations
720 East Blvd.
Charlotte, NC 28203

380 Copperfield Blvd.
Concord, NC 28025

809 N. Lafayette St, Ste E
Shelby, NC 28150

2202-D W. Roosevelt Blvd.
Monroe, NC 28110

125 Doughty St, Ste 530
Charleston, SC 29403

Professional Staff Credential
EAP requires its counselors to meet strict credentialing requirements to maintain its ability to address the complex assortment of problems that may arise in today's workforce. EAP staff holds Certified Assistance Professional (CEAP) certification, Certified Substance Abuse Counselor (CSAC) certification, Substance Professional (SAP) certification, National Certified Counselor (NCC) certification and/or Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) credentials.

Prevention and Wellness Seminars
EAP offers training and wellness seminars. These workshops are designed to provide you with education and training on today's work/life balance issues. Sample topics include: budgeting, stress management and dealing with difficult people. Seminars may also be offered as web-based training. These webinars allow participants to dial in toll-free from any location and interact through a real-time training session via computer.

 

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