ERIC Number: EJ781245
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008
Reference Count: 0
The Effectiveness of Individual Wellness Counseling on the Wellness of Law Enforcement Officers
Tanigoshi, Holly; Kontos, Anthony P.; Remley, Theodore P.
Journal of Counseling & Development, v86 n1 p64-74 Win 2008
The purpose of this exploratory study was to determine the effectiveness of wellness counseling on increasing wellness among law enforcement officers. The study also examined whether position in the Transtheoretical Model (J. O. Prochaska & C. C. DiClemente, 1982) and self-efficacy influenced the effectiveness of counseling on wellness. These findings indicate that counseling may increase wellness among law enforcement officers.
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Police, Wellness, Law Enforcement, Counseling Effectiveness, Models, Adult Vocational Education
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Adult Education
Authoring Institution: N/A