Study explores emotional intelligence and stress in social work

Posted by on June 28, 2016 1:42 am
Categories: health

Realistic workloads and ongoing emotional support are essential if social workers are to manage stress and perform their job effectively, according to new research. The study examined the relationship between emotional intelligence — the ability to identify and manage emotions in oneself and others — stress, burnout and social work practice. It also assessed whether emotional intelligence training for social workers would reduce their burnout rates over time.

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