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ERIC Number: ED183994
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979-Oct-9
Pages: 13
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Reference Count: 0
Organizational Burnout in Counseling Agencies.
Moracco, John; McFadden, Hope
Burnout is a condition that exacts a heavy toll on organizational effectiveness. Conditions that contribute to burnout in human service organizations are lack of funds, lack of flexibility, lack of decision-making power of middle managers, task overload, little recognition for efforts, and nature of client population. Strategies to prevent burnout include instituting a social-professional support group which can provide opportunities for organizational self-assessment, methods to reduce conflict, feedback and rewards, timeouts for individuals, and screening procedures for new counselors. (Author)
Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers; Information Analyses
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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Note: Paper presented at the Annual Convention of the Southern Association for Counselor Education and Supervision (Daytona Beach, FL, October 6-9, 1979)