Welcome students and others interested in learning more about opportunities within the employee assistance field. Employee Assistance is a continually growing field of professionals dedicated to advancing knowledge, researching, and utilizing best practices to provide services to employers and employees/family members that will promote and enhance workplace health, safety, and productivity.

Students may jon EASNA and enjoy these benefits:


Although there continue to be few accredited college/university programs specific to employee assistance, you can develop and enrich your skills through these training mechanisms:

  • The EASNA Institute is our premier opportunity to engage in learning and networking. Offered in the spring of each year, and alternating between Canadian and US locations, this conference is where you will find cutting-edge learning programs and the best opportunities to interact with other employee assistance professionals from around the world. Click here link to learn more about the next Institute.
  • Essential Learning is our certified online training and course partner. You may register and take self-paced courses. Courses are offered in an extensive array of employee assistance and behavioral health topics. You can earn CEUs and/or PDHs from many of the top certification organizations, such as the CEAP and NASW. For more information click here.


EASNA welcomes anyone interested in promoting and working in the employee assistance profession. We offer a number of particular opportunities to both impact and professionally develop in your own employee assistance skills. For information on volunteering for a committee, contact EASNA headquarters.


You will find the employee assistance profession to be filled with individuals passionate about helping employers and employees address needs that impact health, safety, and productivity. We encourage you to contact any member of the Board of Directors.

Of course, the best way to meet industry leaders and potential employers is by becoming a member. We offer a special student membership rate. For more information visit the Membership section of this website.