TITLE

Support shortfal eaves staff on brink of burnout

PUB. DATE
April 2009
SOURCE
Community Care;4/23/2009, Issue 1767, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information on a recent survey of 450 social workers by the journal on the on the weaknesses in supervision and information resources in community care. The results reveal that social workers lack in supervision, support from employers and updated reliable information to make decisions based on sound evidence. Few social workers report being disillusioned and frustrated as they are unable to meet high professional standards.
ACCESSION #
40416568

 

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