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Sjödin, Fredrik; Neely, Gregory – Child Care in Practice, 2017
The study included 12 preschool departments, with two teachers in six departments characterised by high levels of stress and burnout and two teachers in six departments characterised by low levels of stress and burnout. A total of 24 females with a mean age of 43.5 years participated in the study. The teachers rated stress, fatigue, work demands…
Descriptors: Observation, Stress Variables, Preschool Teachers, Teacher Burnout
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Thomas, Narelle; Clarke, Valerie; Lavery, Judy – Australian Journal of Education, 2003
Results of a self-report questionnaire indicated that female primary teachers in Australia report moderate levels of global, work, and family stress. Time and workload pressure was the major work stressor, and responsibility for child rearing the major family stressor. Work stress and home stress both impacted on each other. (EV)
Descriptors: Elementary School Teachers, Employed Women, Faculty Workload, Family Work Relationship
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Rusby, Julie C.; Jones, Laura Backen; Crowley, Ryann; Smolkowski, Keith – Early Child Development and Care, 2013
Home-based child caregivers face unique stressors related to the nature of their work. One hundred and fifty-five home-based child care providers in Oregon, USA, participated in this cross-sectional correlational study. We investigated associations between indicators of caregiver stress and child care working conditions, the quality of caregiver…
Descriptors: Child Caregivers, Stress Variables, Work Environment, Correlation
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Fontinha, Rita; Van Laar, Darren; Easton, Simon – Studies in Higher Education, 2018
Quality of working life has been defined as the part of overall quality of life that is influenced by work. We developed a mediation model where home-work interface, job and career satisfaction, control at work, and working conditions are considered to be positively related to employee commitment and to the absence of stress at work. These two…
Descriptors: Quality of Working Life, Contracts, Tenure, Statistical Analysis
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Edwards, Julian A.; Van Laar, Darren; Easton, Simon; Kinman, Gail – Quality in Higher Education, 2009
Previous research suggests that higher education employees experience comparatively high levels of job stress. A range of instruments, both generic and job-specific, has been used to measure stressors and strains in this occupational context. The Work-related Quality of Life (WRQoL) scale is a measure designed to capture perceptions of the working…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Employees, Quality of Working Life, Factor Structure
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Leung, Cynthia; Tsang, Sandra; Heung, Kitty – Research on Social Work Practice, 2015
Purpose: The study reported the effectiveness of a home visit program for disadvantaged Chinese parents with preschool children, using cluster randomized controlled trial design. Method: Participants included 191 parents and their children from 24 preschools, with 84 dyads (12 preschools) in the intervention group and 107 dyads (12 preschools) in…
Descriptors: Home Visits, Program Effectiveness, Asians, Disadvantaged
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Van Holen, Frank; Vanderfaeillie, Johan; Omer, Haim; Vanschoonlandt, Femke – Research on Social Work Practice, 2018
Objective: The aim of this study is to evaluate a training in non-violent resistance (NVR) for foster parents who take care of a foster child (ages 6-18) with externalizing problem behavior. Methods: A randomized controlled trial was used to compare an intervention group (NVR, n = 31) with a treatment as usual control group (TAU, n = 31). The…
Descriptors: Foster Care, Parent Education, Resistance (Psychology), Behavior Problems
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Almeida, David M.; McDonald, Daniel – New Directions for Child and Adolescent Development, 1998
Examined relationships between weekly rhythms of work and family stress and parent-adolescent tension. Found that parent-adolescent tension was most likely to occur on Sundays and Mondays, because parental work stress was more frequent at the beginning of the work week and home stress happened most on the weekend. Mothers' work and home stress…
Descriptors: Adolescent Development, Adolescents, Coping, Family Work Relationship
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Verweij, Hanne; van der Heijden, Frank M. M. A.; van Hooff, Madelon L. M.; Prins, Jelle T.; Lagro-Janssen, Antoine L. M.; van Ravesteijn, Hiske; Speckens, Anne E. M. – Advances in Health Sciences Education, 2017
Burnout is highly prevalent in medical residents. In order to prevent or reduce burnout in medical residents, we should gain a better understanding of contributing and protective factors of burnout. Therefore we examined the associations of job demands and resources, home demands and resources, and work-home interferences with burnout in male and…
Descriptors: Medical Students, Undergraduate Students, Medical Education, Foreign Countries
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Gerstenblatt, Paula; Faulkner, Monica; Lee, Ahyoung; Doan, Linh Thy; Travis, Dnika – Early Childhood Education Journal, 2014
Family child care providers contend with a number of work stressors related to the dual roles of operating a small business and providing child care in their home. Research has documented many sources of work related stress for family child care providers; however, research examining family child care providers' experiences outside of the…
Descriptors: Child Caregivers, Family Environment, Work Environment, Stress Variables
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Leung, Cynthia; Tsang, Sandra; Heung, Kitty – Research on Social Work Practice, 2013
Objectives: The study reported the pilot evaluation of the Healthy Start Home Visit Program for disadvantaged Chinese parents with preschool children, delivered by trained parent assistants. Home visiting was used to make services more accessible to disadvantaged families. Method: The participants included 21 parent-child dyads. Outcome measures…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Parents, Preschool Children, Parent Child Relationship
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Felver, Joshua C.; Morton, Melissa L.; Clawson, Adam J. – College Student Journal, 2018
Problem: Undergraduate and graduate students frequently experience psychological distress that often results in impairment and psychopathology, and effective interventions are thus needed. This work represents a replication of Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) to reduce psychological distress; secondary objectives include: evaluating…
Descriptors: College Students, Psychological Patterns, Stress Variables, Intervention
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Fagan, Jay; Press, Julie – Journal of Family Issues, 2008
This study employed the ecological systems perspective and gender ideology theory to examine the influence of fathers' paid work-family crossover and family involvement on self-reports of work-family balance by employed mothers with children under the age of 13 (N = 179). Multiple regression analyses revealed that fathers' crossover factors had a…
Descriptors: Mothers, Family Involvement, Ideology, Fathers
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Faulkner, Monica; Gerstenblatt, Paula; Lee, Ahyoung; Vallejo, Viana; Travis, Dnika – Journal of Early Childhood Research, 2016
Childcare providers face multiple work-related stressors. Small studies of childcare providers have suggested that providers have high levels of depression compared to the general population. However, unlike other caregiving professions, the research examining childcare providers is sparse, and there is little information to inform practices and…
Descriptors: Well Being, Child Caregivers, Child Care Occupations, Stress Variables
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Bireda, Asamenew Demessie – Open Praxis, 2015
This study aimed to investigate some challenges female doctoral students experience in their doctoral journey. The study used a qualitative design and structured interviews. The theoretical framework that guided the study was that of Urie Bronfenbrenner's ecosystemic theory. A purposely selected sample of five female doctoral students from the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Doctoral Programs, Doctoral Degrees, Females
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