A PEIR Facilitator's primary role, within
CenturyLink, is to provide assistance, education and awareness to employees
regarding drug and alcohol abuse. In addition, they may also provide
assistance in helping the employee with mental health and other related
issues. The assistance offered by PEIR Facilitators is consistent with the
training developed by the Committee on Substance Abuse and may include the
PEIR FACILITATORS HELP BY:
∑Forming a bridge between employees and Health Care
professionals that facilitates appropriate evaluation and treatment,
adherence to a treatment plan developed by an appropriate professional,
employees involved in treatment with matters pertaining to daily life
in return to work conferences, if requested to do so by the employee.
in education/awareness activities as directed by the Committee on SubstanceAbuse.
PEIR Facilitators are required to
exercise sound judgment and lead by example, as they fulfill these
responsibilities. The following guidelines are intended to assist each
Facilitator in establishing appropriate boundaries for their
∑PEIR activities are initiated
only at the request of the employee.
Facilitators strictly follow the guidelines for confidentiality and all
other functions, as outlined in the training program.
Facilitators do not represent themselves as counselors or attempt to
function as such.
activities are carefully differentiated and separate from any and all
Facilitator activities are in addition to the performance of their
normal job duties as a CenturyLink employee.
Facilitators on occasion, may be called away from their normal job
duties to respond to a PEIR call. They are required to notify management
prior to leaving, and provide timely status of their return to the
must stay in contact with your local PEIR network. You can connect with
an experienced PEIR or a group of PEIRís in your area. If there are no
PEIRís in your area, please contact Sue Head, PEIR Coordinator, for
support. This must be done once a month.
I have reviewed the PEIR Facilitator
agreement. I understand what is expected of me. I understand this is a
volunteer program. I have successfully completed the training offered
by the Committee on Substance Abuse. I agree to abide by the guidelines
stated above as I function in the role of a PEIR Facilitator. I
understand that failure to function within these guidelines and my
training as PEIR Facilitator could result in removal from the PEIR
Hajek Ė CenturyLink
Co-Chair Committee on Substance Abuse