|Title:||The influence of sense of coherence, self-care and work satisfaction on secondary traumatic stress and burnout among child and youth residential care workers in Switzerland|
|Authors :||Steinlin, Célia|
Fegert, Jörg M.
|Published in :||Child & youth services|
|Publisher / Ed. Institution :||Routledge|
|License (according to publishing contract) :||Licence according to publishing contract|
|Type of review:||Peer review (publication)|
|Subjects :||Trauma sensitive care; Secondary traumatic stress; Sense of coherence; Child and youth residential care|
|Subject (DDC) :||616.8: Neurology, diseases of nervous system |
|Abstract:||The present study aimed to investigate the incidence of post-traumatic and secondary traumatic stress as well as burnout symptoms among child and youth welfare workers in residential care in Switzerland and to assess the predictive value of sense of coherence, self-care, and job satisfaction. A sample of 319 child welfare professionals in Swiss child and youth residential care was assessed using questionnaires that addressed sense of coherence, perceived collective efficacy, self-care, and work satisfaction, as well as symptoms of traumatic stress and burnout. Linear regression analyses were conducted to determine the influence of sense of coherence, self-care and job satisfaction on symptoms of burnout and traumatic stress. Enhancing sense of coherence, work-related self-care and work satisfaction could reduce stress symptoms and increase the well-being of child and youth welfare staff. The authors discuss how child and youth residential care institutions could improve these factors among their staff.|
|Organisational Unit:||Institute of Applied Psychology (IAP)|
|Publication type:||Article in scientific journal|
|Appears in Collections:||Publikationen Angewandte Psychologie|
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