A response to funding cuts in community mental health has been increased demands on clinicians resulting in an increase in overtime work. Self-report measures were used to explore patterns in jobs characteristics, demographics, burnout, job satisfaction, turnover intention, work-life conflict, and perceived quality of care. Working over the scheduled hours was found to be associated with numerous negative consequences. Key words: overtime, burnout, quality of care, community mental health
This course is based on the article, Working Overtime in Community Mental Health: Associations with Clinician Burnout and Perceived Quality of Care created by Lauren Luther, PhD. et al. in October of 2016.
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Lauren Luther, PhD.
Dr. Luther is a Postdoctoral Fellow in T32 Stuart T. Hauser Clinical Research Training Program in Biological and Social Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School. She has published more than 40 articles in peer reviewed journals.
Timothy Gearhart, LCSW
Timothy Gearhart, is a clinical social worker in Indiana and has been working in the field for more than a decade. He has published multiple articles in peer reviewed journals.
Sadaaki Fukui, PhD.
Dr. Fukui has been an Associate Professor at the Indiana University School of Social Work, the Director of Research at the Center for Social Health and Well-being, and an Associate Researcher at the ACT Center of Indiana since 2017. Sadaaki’s current research focuses on designing, implementing, and testing client-centered supervision and shared decision-making methods to improve strengths-based and client-centered practices that promote community integration for people in need. He has been published in multiple peer reviewed journals.
Barbara McMillan, BA, MS, EdD, LPC has 35 years of experience as a therapist, clinical director, and administrator in mental health and substance abuse programs. She holds degrees in psychology and education, and has been a licensed professional counselor and supervising counselor for many years. After 18 years in various roles in private and public mental health settings, she became a full-time college psychology and sociology instructor.
Counselors, marriage and family therapists, psychologists and social workers. This course is appropriate for all levels of knowledge.
After taking this course, you should be able to:
Give reasons for increased overtime in community mental health settings.
Consider causes of burnout relative to hours of overtime worked.
Be sensitive to the connection between working overtime it possible negative consequences.
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Course Creator: Barbara F. McMillan, LPC
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