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Preferences for Working in Rural Clinics Among Trainee Health Professionals in Uganda: A discrete choice experiment

The article is an investigation regarding preferences for job characteristics among final year medical, nursing, pharmacy, and laboratory students at select universities in Uganda. Participants were administered a cadre-specific discrete choice experiment that elicited preferences for attributes of...

Antecedents to Retention and Turnover Among Child Welfare, Social Work, and Other Human Service Employees: What can we learn from past research? A review and meta-analysis

This study identifies the relationship between demographic variables, personal perceptions, organizational conditions on turnover and intention to leave. Findings show that organizational commitment, professional commitment, burnout and job satisfaction were best predictors of intention to quit. 

Count Welfare Directors Association of California Turnover Study

The purpose of this study of County Welfare Directors Association (CWDA) was to identify general trends that seem to be emerging throughout California. The desired outcome would be to equip individual counties with vital information that will assist in recruitment and retention resulting in...

Turnover in Child Welfare Workforce: A different perspective

This paper is about a study to determine which of the organizational, personal, and supervisory variables identified in prior research on this topic are most associated with intent to leave among employees in urban and rural child welfare settings. 

Job Burnout and Affective Wellbeing: A longitudinal study of burnout and job satisfaction among public child welfare workers

This paper discusses research on the proposed interrelationships of workplace demands and resources as predictors of burnout development and the subsequent impact of burnout on affective worker well-being (e.g. job satisfaction). The study uses longitudinal data collected from a sample of public...

Examining the Impact of Job Burnout on the Health and Well-being of Human Service Workers: A systematic review and synthesis

This paper synthesizes findings from 19 empirical studies published between 1970 and 2014 that examine the relationship between job burnout and affective, psychological, physiological, and behavioral well-being among human service workers. Study findings point to the detrimental impact of job...

Differences in Preferences for Rural Job Postings Between Nursing Students and Practicing Nurses: Evidence from a discrete choice experiment in Lao People’s Democratic Republic

A discrete choice experiment was conducted to investigate preferences for job characteristics among nursing students and practicing nurses to determine how these groups vary in their respective preferences and to understand whether differing policies may be appropriate for each group.

Continuing Innovations in CPS Staff Recruitment and Selection: Results of a statewide test validation study

Effective recruitment and selection is essential to successful training outcomes. The aim of this paper is to optimize the fit between the needs of child welfare job applicants and the organization; that is, to identify candidates most likely to be satisfactory job performers and least likely to...

Alumni of a BSW-level Specialized Title IV-E Program Voice their Experiences in the Workplace

This study surveyed 289 alumni of a specialized Title IV-E program that prepares undergraduate social work students for careers in public child welfare. Findings indicate that graduates of this program were less likely than other caseworker to leave their positions.

Identifying Factors for Job Motivation of Rural Health Workers in North Vietnam

Exploratory qualitative research was conducted among health workers in two provinces in North Viet Nam as an entry point for developing strategies that would improve their performance by identifying their major motivational factors. The study found that motivation was influenced both by financial...