Beyond Benefits: Employee Assistance Program

Beyond Benefits* EAP is a life event resource.  It is confidential and at no-cost for employees and their household members to use!  Whatever you need support with, you can contact Beyond Benefits and ask for assistance.  Beyond Benefits goes beyond your typical EAP by offering legal, financial, work-life, and mental health and wellness services and resources.  It is not limited to crisis or counseling support.  Your Beyond Benefits program provides consultations and resources whenever and wherever you need them.  Discover what Beyond Benefits has to offer you!

  • Phone 1-855-327-4722
  • Online: guidanceresources.com
    • Employees can register using organization web ID: OSUbeyond
  • Available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week

OSU employees and anyone who lives in the employee’s household with them can use the EAP services. Once employees are hired they can use the EAP to access resources as they transition to employment at OSU. (For example, employees may have signed their offer letters but are not working yet and need assistance with childcare options and moving/relocation resources). Employees can also use the EAP services after termination for an additional 30 days.

Employees that are eligible to use the EAP include:

  • Academic Faculty
  • Professional Faculty
  • Classified Staff
  • Graduate Assistants
  • Post-Doctoral Scholars

 (Includes part time and full time employees. Eligibility is not tied to PEBB eligibility.)

  • Are you interested in a confidential and no cost resource that can help you with whatever you are needing support with in life currently that is easy to access?
  • Are you planning a birthday party or family reunion and wondering about location options?
  • Are you relocating and need moving resources and travel planning assistance?
  • Are you planning a vacation? Are you looking for discounts at movie theaters, concerts, online shopping, hotels or theme parks?
  • Do you want health and wellness advice?
  • Do you need Medicare/Medicaid information?
  • Are you looking for assisted living, Home health, respite or skilled nurses for a family member? 
  • Do you need daycare resources or summer camp ideas for a special needs child?
  • Are you interested in adoption and are unsure where to start? 
  • Do you need marriage or family counseling support?
  • Do you need legal advice on topics such as Family law, ID theft, Custody, Real estate, Contracts or Tax questions?
  • Do you need a Local referral for an in-person consultation with an attorney at a discounted rate?
  • Could you use financial advice on topics such as Budgeting, Debt, Credit, Tax issues, Retirement planning, College Savings, Real estate or Estate planning? 
  • Are you looking for pet parent resources?
  • Do you need help with resources for mental or emotional support?
  • Are you looking for individual counseling for adults or children?  First three sessions are free.

Upcoming:

  • Managing Staff Through Stressful Situations (multiple dates)
  • Managing The Emotions Around Challenging Staffing Changes (multiple dates)
  • Care.com Webinar: Removing the “man-can’t” myth: April 13, 2021 at 9am PST
    • Moms and dads have been struggling during the COVID-19 pandemic, experiencing equal amounts of stress, despite stereotypes. Dads today are “all in” and more emotionally and physically involved at home than ever before. Josh Levs, an expert on modern dads in the workplace, will share how men can engage on issues of gender equality and diversity, how they can become co-champions for change, and strategies to offer work-life balance for both women and men.
    • Register here
  • Planning a Family Vacation: April 20, 2021 at 9am PST
    • Recognizing that numerous tourist destinations are competing for our travel dollar, coupled with our perception that our time is at a premium, it is highly worthwhile to apply planning skills to mapping out a destination and a budget that meets the interests and financial constraints of our family. With numerous choices and considerations, a planned vacation can be a creative and exciting process and deliver exceptional value as well.
    • Register here
  • Change Champion Webinar Series
    • To help support your work and personal life Beyond Benefits Employee Assistance Program (EAP) is offering a webinar series on change.This is a four part interactive training program. Participants will learn the basics of the change process. This includes understanding the barriers to change and techniques to overcome resistance to change. They will also learn communication, team building and leadership skills to inspire, motivate and support others through the change process. The program draws upon current research into change theory and practice and grounds participants in a state-of-the-art understanding of effective change management.
      • The registration links for each session are the same so participants only have to register once instead of separately for all four sessions.
      • To request accommodations for these webinars, please contact Bonny Ray at bonny.ray@oregonstate.edu or 541-737-2806 at least one week before the scheduled webinar.

Title

Date

Time

Registration Link
(same link for all sessions)

Introduction to the Change Champion and the Process of Change

May 04, 2021

10:30 AM – 12 noon

Register here

Becoming a Champion of Change: The Skills of Resilience

May 11, 2021

10:30 AM – 12 noon

Register here

Developing Critical Communication Skills

May 18, 2021

10:30 AM – 12 noon

Register here

Establishing the Skills of Influence and Leadership

May 25, 2021

10:30 AM – 12 noon

Register here

Find these upcoming and previously recorded webinars here.

Questions? Contact Employee Benefits at employee.benefits@oregonstate.edu or 541-737-2805.

    Legal Services
    Legal Services
    Unlimited Consultation, Local Legal Referrals, Family law, ID theft, Custody, Real estate, Contracts, Tax questions, In-person consultation, Discounted legal fees for attorney referrals
    Work Life Services
    Work Life Services
    Unlimited Support: Child care, Elder care, Education, Government Programs, Health/Wellness, Concierge/Event Planning, Moving/Relocation, Home Improvement, Shopping Discounts
    Mental Health & Wellness
    Mental Health & Wellness
    Confidential Counseling: Anger Management, Anxiety, Conflicts at Work, Depression, Domestic Violence, Emotional/Psychological Issues, Grief & Loss, Parenting Issues, Relationship & Family Concerns, Stress, Substance Abuse