Original Date: 04/07/1997
Revision Date: 04/14/2003
Best Practice : Employee Assistance Program
The Rock Island Arsenal (RIA) Employee Assistance Program is administered by two personnel. The program provides counseling services with a focus on drug and alcohol abuse. It also provides training to the workforce on drug and alcohol abuse, and has developed a program on Violence in the Workplace.
The program’s Soaring Eagles program is a well-documented success. This program encourages involvement of Arsenal personnel with the local communities. The Arsenal provides over 70 mentors to children in three local schools who have been identified as being at risk. The students and schools are very happy with the program, and it has provided a positive image for the Arsenal in the community. Although the Soaring Eagles program has participants from other industries, the Arsenal has provided far more mentors than all of the others combined, making RIA the leader within the community.
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