ERIC Number: EJ774972
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2007
Reference Count: 65
Wellness in School and Mental Health Systems: Organizational Influences
Young, Mark E.; Lambie, Glenn W.
Journal of Humanistic Counseling, Education and Development, v46 n1 p98 Spr 2007
Previously, improving counselor wellness focused on helping counselors cope with stressful environments. More recently, research has begun to emphasize healthy work environments. This article makes suggestions for organizations to enhance wellness in mental health practice and schools by changing policies, increasing professional identification, supporting counselor wellness, and improving safety.
Descriptors: Wellness, Mental Health, Work Environment, School Counselors, Mental Health Workers, Clinics, Organizational Climate, Stress Management, Health Promotion, Organizational Change, Occupational Safety and Health
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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