FEI on Building Hostility-Free Workplaces for Security Management Magazine

From managerial bullying to multigenerational conflict, maintaining dignity and respect in the workplace can sometimes be a challenge. In the Security Management Magazine article “Building a Hostility-Free Workplace,” FEI’s Raquelle Solon details how security managers can ensure workplaces are resilient through training, sound policy and the use of an EAP.

FEI and Mandt System Featured on VPPPA Blog

“Airport Aggression: A Real-World Mandt System Story” is featured on the Voluntary Protection Programs Participants’ Association’s November blog. FEI’s Raquelle Solon shared an example of how Mandt training and the practice of situational awareness helped her de-escalate conflict at the airport during recent travels.

FEI Named Finalist in 2018 BizTimes Nonprofit Excellence Awards

FEI has been selected as a finalist in the Social Enterprise category for BizTimes Media LLC’s 2018 Nonprofit Excellence Awards. The honor recognizes the creative application of the principles of social enterprise in the operation and funding of an organization, a distinction that highlights FEI’s relationship with the Alliance for Strong Families and Communities.

The award ceremony will take place on Friday, Nov. 2, at the Italian Community Center in Milwaukee, Wis.

FEI to Present at Alliance and NAREN Conferences

Join FEI’s Michael McCafferty and Raquelle Solon as they present at two upcoming events: The Alliance for Strong Families and Communities National Conference (Oct. 15-17 in Denver, Colo.) and the National At-Risk Education Network (NAREN) TranZed Conference (Oct. 18-19 in Baltimore, Md.).

McCafferty will present a session on creating peer support programs at the Alliance conference, while Solon will speak on trauma-informed approaches to communication and behavior interventions at NAREN-TranZed.

FEI Announces Partnership with UWM School of Continuing Education

FEI is proud to announce its partnership with the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM) School of Continuing Education. The collaboration will enhance both the UWM School of Continuing Education Human Services professional development program and FEI’s national network of EAP affiliate providers.

FEI affiliates receive discounts on registration fees and can obtain course credit and certificates in areas such as trauma counseling, family mediation, EMDR therapy basic training and solution-focused brief therapy.

FEI Spotlights Mental Health in the Workplace for Facility Safety Management

FEI Senior Account Manager Randy Kratz addresses the complexities of mental health and the workplace for Facility Safety Management magazine, covering topics such as stigma, common behavioral health concerns, warning signs and the benefit of an EAP.

FEI Provides Perspective on Work-Life Balance for Corporate & Incentive Travel

FEI Senior Account Manager Michael McCafferty shares strategies for managing the stress of our busy work lives for Corporate & Incentive Travel Magazine. By recognizing the effects of everyday stressors and understanding options for help—including the availability of an EAP benefit—employees can better maintain a healthy work-life balance.

FEI to Present at Power of Connections Symposium

FEI Senior Director Terri Howard will present two workshops at the upcoming Georgia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities Power of Connections Symposium, running August 21-24 at the Atlanta Evergreen Marriott Conference Resort in Stone Mountain, Ga.

The workshops, “Safety, Connection & Managing Emotions: Trauma Informed Crisis Intervention” and “Is Your Communication Affecting Behavior?”, will focus on trauma-informed approaches to crisis intervention and de-escalation techniques.

FEI on Turning Conflicts into Solutions for American City & County

In American City & County article “Turning Conflicts into Solutions,” FEI Business Solutions Engineer Raquelle Solon outlines strategies for turning disagreements into opportunities for positive change and enriched workplace relationships.

FEI to Present at the National School Safety Conference

Join FEI and Business Solutions Engineer Raquelle Solon at the School Safety Advocacy Council’s 2018 National School Safety Conference. Running July 23-27 in Orlando, Fla., Solon will present “Is the Way You Communicate Affecting Behavior?” on July 25.

FEI will also exhibit at the conference.

FEI Provides Peer Perspective on Support for Social Work Today

In Social Work Today article “Peer Support: Building Up From the Inside Out,” FEI Senior Account Manager Randy Kratz explains what peer support is, how it benefits the workforce and ways to create a robust, long-term peer support program for your organization.

FEI on Disaster Planning and Keeping Nursing Home Residents Safe for McKnight’s

Federal regulations require that Medicare and Medicaid-certified nursing homes must have written emergency plans that are regularly updated. In a guest blog for McKnight’s Long-Term Care News, FEI’s Michael Bugenhagen discusses how to best plan and prepare for disaster, train employees and keep residents safe during times of crisis.