owned by DFA Publishing & Consulting, LLC. We are located near
Charleston, South Carolina. We offer products to assist workplace and workforce management professionals concerned about employee behavioral
issues and exposures in the workplace, reducing associated risk, improving
supervisor skills, and enhancing positivity in the work environment.
We started operations in 1994 by publishing the FrontLine
Supervisor newsletter. It is still one of our most popular products. It
is an editable, reproducible, and e-mailable publication that educates
managers, supervisors, and team leaders in how to use the
organization's employee assistance program as a resource to help
employees improve job performance and deal with personal problems.
It also offers skills education to
help supervisors become better managers of themselves and those they
supervise. We have written over 1200 questions and answers on the
supervisor's role in managing employee behavior and/or using the EAP as a positive, pro-employee, pro-organization management tool.
We offer publications, training products, free informational tools, ideas, and tips to support employers, and those who serve employers
with the mission of helping employees remain happy, healthy, and
productive. Helping reduce behavioral risk
exposures and loss of productivity that flows from it is key to your vision. Counterproductive employee behaviors are
influenced by behavioral health conditions, stress, substance abuse, conflicts at work, poor communication, biases, presenteeism, personal troubles, poor leadership, inappropriate
and risky behavior, mental health conditions, and employee and institutional reactions and responses to events like violence, trauma, loss, change, and grief.
Our customers include:
- human resource professionals, trainers, and benefits consultants
- employee assistance professionals
- wellness and occupational health professionals
- insurance agents and those who strive to help employers reduce risk
- medical directors of large corporations
- safety professionals
- mental health professionals in public or private practice
- organizational development professionals
- small business owners or their office/administrative staff
WorkExcel.com's products and services provide the ability
to help more employees, clients, or patients. In many cases, our
products allow you to reach their family members and significant others
as well. Many products may be branded with logos, edited, posted on websites with appropriate password protection, or shared internally with others as permitted. See or request your product's license for more information. Always speak to us so we can work with you to meet your unique access or distribution needs.
One of the unique aspects of many WorkExcel.com products is the
ability to edit or brand material so it works seamlessly with your
organization's Web site or educational program.
Many of our products
are offered in several media formats with discounts for a second, lesser costing format. Many of our customers are seasoned professionals in their respective fields with preferences for language used in educational materials or specific terms for health conditions, etc. Not all companies are
the same and work cultures differ, so modifications must be made
to training materials. Our niche is allow you to do this with WorkExcel.com products.
We give you this control over most products, either at your
end after purchase or prior to purchase, by helping you with
customization, adding your logo, taking our name off the product, etc.
Reach us at 1-800-626-4327 or 843-884-3632. And don't forget to sign up for the the WorkExcel.com Catalog found here.
Daniel A. Feerst, MSW, LISW-CP, Publisher
ABOUT THE PUBLISHER:
Dan Feerst, MSW, LISW-CP is publisher of the
WorkExcel.com (also sometimes referred to as EAPtools.com). He publisher or author of all content on the Web site,
and general manager of DFA Publishing & Consulting, LLC.
publishes customizable employee newsletters and customizable supervisor
newsletters along with many other OD, HR, and EAP training and
Dan Feerst began his employee assistance career in 1978 as
a Social Science Officer for the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency,
Occupational Alcoholism Program in Langley, VA. Since then, he has
served as a staff member or director for some of America's most
well-known Employee Assistance and Counseling Programs, including the
Kennecott Copper INSIGHT Employee Assistance Program, the U.S.
Department of Agriculture 22 Agency EAP Consortium, and Arlington
County Government and Public Schools EAP in Arlington, VA.
Dan Feerst has
consulted with hundreds of small businesses on helping employees,
intervening with substance addicted workers, and how to develop
effective alcohol and drug-policies. Dan Feerst speaks nationally and
regionally, and has published extensively in employee assistance. He
was credited with designing the intervention model recommended for
insertion in the U.S. Small Business Administration's Drug-Free
Workplace Kit for Small Businesses by the Corporation Against Drug
Abuse, a grantee of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.
Dan Feerst also
consults on the subject of small business alcoholism/drug addiction
intervention and assisting healthcare treatment providers in work with small businesses in their communities. Mr. Feerst also trains families in the practical approach to
non-professionally facilitated, family interventions. Dan Feerst is one
most widely read EAP authors in the United States with millions of
employees and over 100,000 supervisors reading materials monthly.
He is the author and founding publisher of Work Life Excel® newsletter,
which was accepted as the health/productivity newsletter for the 12,000
employees of the U.S. Congress, the U.S. Small Business Adminstration, and the U.S. Air Force Academy.