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EAPI®

Employee Assistance Program Inventory®

William D. Anton, PhD, and James R. Reed, PhD

Purpose:
Screens for common psychological problems
Format:
Paper and pencil
Age range:
18 years to 76 years
Time:
20 minutes to administer; 5 minutes to score
Qualification level:
B
B
A degree from an accredited 4-year college or university in psychology, counseling, speech-language pathology, or a closely related field plus satisfactory completion of coursework in test interpretation, psychometrics and measurement theory, educational statistics, or a closely related area; or license or certification from an agency that requires appropriate training and experience in the ethical and competent use of psychological tests. Close

The EAPI was designed as an intake and screening device for professionals who provide counseling and other services to working adults. It enhances the understanding of presenting problems when used as part of the intake process. It is appropriate for guiding referrals or for use in short-term interventions.

Features and benefits

  • The EAPI assesses problems in 10 areas: anxiety, work adjustment, external stressors, depression, marital problems, effects of substance abuse, interpersonal conflict, problem minimization, self-esteem problems, and family problems.
  • Responses to critical items may indicate suicidal ideation.
  • Normative data were derived from 1,266 employed adults.