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Traumatic Event Support

Human Resources understands that many of us are ill-prepared to handle traumatic workplace events such as death, assault, or other crisis situations. We provide support to both individuals and teams who need assistance during trying times.

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Resources for Teams

Managers who want assistance helping their team manage a traumatic workplace event should contact HR at or 785-864-4946. Trained staff members are available to meet with your team members individually and as a group.  

Resources for Individuals

Employees seeking information about community providers of grief management or crisis intervention support services can utilize the state's Employee Assistance Program (EAP). The EAP is a confidential, free service that provides benefits-eligible employees and their immediate family members with professional counseling and referral services. For more information, please go to Employee Assistance Program  or call 888-275-1205 (Option 1). Questions may also be emailed to