Workplace Trauma: Concepts, Assessment and Interventions

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Routledge, Jun 2, 2004 - Psychology - 296 pages
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How can organisations defend their employees against psychological trauma?

Post-traumatic stress is a topical subject of increasing importance. Yet much of the writing on this subject so far has concerned stress suffered by people exposed to serious turmoil such as war and ethnic conflict. Workplace Trauma is an extremely welcome presentation of the subject of stress in the workplace.

This book explores the ways that traumatic events impact the psychological well being of organisations and their employees. The effects of disasters, accidents, crime, injury and death are examined alongside examples of organisational trauma care programmes and reviews of the current thinking regarding post trauma interventions. The insights generated are illustrated with case studies from the author's extensive experience of counselling victims of trauma at work.

The theory, research and practical advice contained in this volume will prove a valuable resource for organisations and practitioners seeking guidance on reducing the impact of psychological trauma.
 

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Contents

PART II Dealing with disasters at work
63
PART III The measurement and assessment of traumatic stress in the workplace
129
PART IV Organisational research case studies
166
PART V Conclusions and future directions
221
Postincident questionnaire CASHCO
232
Bullying survey
236
References
240
Index
261
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Noreen Tehrani is a chartered occupational, counselling and health psychologist.

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