Scenes from a Fire Service Marriage
- Stress Busters. Dill, Jeff // Fire Chief Exclusive Insight;5/ 1/2011, p2
The author discusses the need for fire department chiefs to identify and effectively manage the emotional and behavioral health issues of their firefighters. Aside from job-related trauma, he cites various sources of firefighter emotional stress such as financial difficulties and family illness....
- 12 commandments for new fire chiefs. Crawford, Brian A. // Fire Chief Expert Blog;12/13/2012, p2
The article discusses the so-called 12 commandments for newly appointed fire chiefs which include prioritizing service to the citizens, never failing to lead and accepting the fact that they cannot please everyone.
- Those who can, teach. Coleman, Ronny J. // Fire Chief;Jan2003, Vol. 47 Issue 1, p42
Explores factors to be considered by fire chiefs when teaching firefighter students in the U.S. Student focus; Knowledge expectations; Delivery of course materials.
- Do you hear what I hear? Loeb, Donald L. // Fire Chief;Feb2003, Vol. 47 Issue 2, p60
Explores the importance of evacuation signals to protect the lives of firefighters in the U.S. Blowing of apparatus sirens; Importance of wearing appropriate protective gear; Duty of fire chiefs to prevent fireground deaths.
- The Volunteer and the Spouse: A Study in Cooperation. ATKINSON, NICKI; WILDERMUTH, CRIS // Fire Engineering;Apr2013, Vol. 166 Issue 4, p12
The article considers a study of married volunteer fire fighters with children on the impact of their service on their spouses. Means through which these couples adapted to the stress of volunteer fire fighting are examined including planning of child care responsibilities, joint decision making...
- Don't divorce yourself from members' marital woes. Rawles, Portia // Fire Chief;Feb2003, Vol. 47 Issue 2, p20
Looks on fire department interventions that are designed to help fire fighters manage job and personal stress, thus reducing the risk of divorce in the U.S. Divorce rates among firefighters; Effect of divorce on the work performance of fire fighters; Critical incident stress management program;...
- Occupational Similarity and Spousal Support: A Study of the Importance of Gender and Spouse's Occupation. // Relations Industrielles / Industrial Relations;Spring2011, Vol. 66 Issue 2, p235
This paper examines how gender and the occupation of oneâ€™s spouse may explain differences in the amounts and types of spousal support individuals receive when coping with the stress of their job. We analyze survey data from a sample of married lawyers, some of whom are married to other...
- Toward a Source Stressors Model of Conflict Between Work and Family. Walls, Gary D.; Capella, Louis M.; Greene, Walter E. // Review of Business;Spring/Summer2001, Vol. 22 Issue 1/2, p86
Balancing time successfully between work and family can be strained by several factors. With an increasing number of two-income couples, the incompatible role pressure from work and family domains may exacerbate the problem. This article examines the pressures and demands that can produce such...
- Serenity now. // Working Mother;Feb2000, p9
Reports on the research conducted by Cornell University's Employment and Family Careers Institute suggesting that couples with children manage job stress better than nonparents. Effects of job-related stress on work at home; Incentives for parents to leave work-related concerns.