Expert information and interactive exercises help users and family
members face the future with confidence
TORONTO, Sept. 18, 2012 /CNW/ - Morneau Shepell, under its Shepell•fgi
brand, has launched the Online Separation and Divorce Program to help
individuals and family members better manage the challenges of
separation or divorce. Users can privately and conveniently access the
program anytime, anywhere.
"In Canada, divorce or separation may seem common but if not handled
properly, the impact can be severe and long-lasting," said Barb Veder,
Clinical Director, Morneau Shepell.
"The separation and divorce process is fraught with emotion, challenges,
details, and decisions. This new approach follows clinical and online
best practices. It will help people better cope with the stress
experienced during this difficult stage."
The program offers:
expert articles and videos that explore the emotional, parenting, legal,
and financial impacts of separation and divorce;
a resource guide with comprehensive materials;
interactive exercises to set goals, identify problems, create an action
plan, and move ahead; and
the ability to order books online, bookmark favourite materials, and
Veder says many people facing legal and emotional problems that
accompany separation and divorce are reaching out for professional
help. "Separation and divorce are the top issues being accessed via our
Employee and Family Assistance Program, behind personal stress," she
The Online Separation and Divorce Program was developed by leading
clinical, legal, and financial experts. It is best suited for those who
are comfortable online and who prefer to work at their own speed.
"We're committed to helping more organizations support their employees
and families via digital channels," says Rita Fridella, Senior
Vice-President, Operations and Chief Clinician, Morneau Shepell.
"Providing an additional means of support to resolve work, health, and
life issues allows people to concentrate on what matters. This leads to
higher retention, engagement, and productivity at work."
The Online Separation and Divorce Program is available to Employee and
Family Assistance Program (EFAP) clients, their employees, and families
by calling the Care Access Centre. For more information, please visit shepellfgi.com.
About Morneau Shepell
Morneau Shepell is the largest Canadian-based firm offering consulting
and outsourcing services for workforce programs. The company works with
clients to develop innovative solutions that integrate with their
business strategies to achieve results. Through health and
productivity, administrative, and retirement solutions, Morneau Shepell
helps clients reduce costs, increase employee productivity, and improve
their competitive positions by supporting their employees' financial
security, health and well-being.
Established in 1966, Morneau Shepell serves over 8,000 clients, ranging
from small businesses to some of the largest corporations and
associations in North America. With approximately 2,700 employees in
offices across North America, we provide services to organizations
across Canada, in the United States and around the globe.
Morneau Shepell Inc. is a publicly traded company on the Toronto Stock
Exchange (TSX). For more information, visit morneaushepell.com.
SOURCE: Morneau Shepell Ltd.
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