Employers - Why EAP Preferred

EAP Preferred is the second largest employee assistance program in Arizona and the largest privately owned, staff model, freestanding employee assistance program in the state. We provide EAP services to small business customers as well as large private and governmental employer groups with employee census ranging from 20 to over 14,000 employees. Counseling & Family Resources, Ltd., d.b.a. EAP Preferred, has been doing business in Arizona since 1982.

EAP Preferred provides comprehensive EAP services to employers using a staff model within Maricopa County. All staff members are Masters level and state certified. All staff who are CEAPs, (Certified Employee Assistance Professionals) are also recognized as SAPs (Substance Abuse Professionals) nationally and within the state. There are psychologists and Spanish speaking counselors on staff.

Outside Maricopa County, services are provided statewide and nationally through a network of preferred mental providers. Network providers are required to be state certified, possess malpractice insurance, and provide references attesting to the quality of their services.

EAP Preferred was chosen as the preferred provider for "Drugs Don't Work in Arizona," a statewide program promoting substance abuse policies, drug testing, and EAP program services for small and medium size employers throughout the state.

State Licensed EAP
EAP Preferred complies with an annual licensure review process for renewal of all our facilities' state licenses with the Office of Behavioral Health Licensure, Arizona Department of Health Services. All records for counselor certifications, trainings, and requirements included in our policy and procedures for Counseling & Family Resources, Ltd., d.b.a. EAP Preferred are maintained at our central administrative office.