ERIC Number: EJ292864
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1982
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A Comparison of the Effects of Prejob Training and Job Experience on Nonprofessional Telephone Crisis Counselors.
Elkins, Randell L.; Cohen, Carol R.
Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior, v12 n2 p84-89 Sum 1982
Studied a telephone crisis intervention program in which nonprofessional volunteer counselors received 55 hours of prejob training to isolate the effects of prejob training and on-the-job experience. Results indicated counselor skills and knowledge significantly increased with prejob training but did not show further improvement after five months of experience. (JAC)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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