Reducing Stress for Officers And Their Families

Wells, Doris T.
April 2003
Corrections Today;Apr2003, Vol. 65 Issue 2, p24
Discusses the reduction of job-related stress experienced by correctional officers. Components of stress-reduction programs; Categories of stress-reduction programs; Causes of stress for correctional officers; Benefits of stress programs; Costs of stress-reduction programs.


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