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Personal And Organizational Factors That Influence The Likelihood That Adult Protective Services Workers Will Remain On the Job Long-Term

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dc.contributor.author Perry, Traci Alisia en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2012-04-11T20:56:55Z
dc.date.available 2012-04-11T20:56:55Z
dc.date.issued 2012-04-11
dc.date.submitted January 2011 en_US
dc.identifier.other DISS-11464 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10106/9594
dc.description.abstract A secondary data analysis will be used to examine data that was originally collected as part of a cross-sectional survey of adult protective service workers from May 2005 to June 2007. The purpose of this study to gain a better understanding of the socio-demographic and organizational factors that may influence the decision of APS workers to remain on the job in state, public welfare agencies. Data will be analyzed from a sample of 673 APS workers in Texas who completed questionnaires after completing classroom and field training in the Protective Services Training Institute. Hierarchical multiple regression and moderation data analyses will be used to examine the most significant factors that have been empirically linked in past research studies with improving employee retention. There is currently a paucity of research in the area of elder abuse and protection. The majority of employee retention studies are in the area of child welfare. Since this study is specific to gerontological human service workers, this study will fill in the gaps in knowledge on how agencies can increase retention in adult protective services work. Implications for social work policy, research and education will be discussed. en_US
dc.description.sponsorship Scannapieco, Maria en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher Social Work en_US
dc.title Personal And Organizational Factors That Influence The Likelihood That Adult Protective Services Workers Will Remain On the Job Long-Term en_US
dc.type Ph.D. en_US
dc.contributor.committeeChair Scannapieco, Maria en_US
dc.degree.department Social Work en_US
dc.degree.discipline Social Work en_US
dc.degree.grantor University of Texas at Arlington en_US
dc.degree.level doctoral en_US
dc.degree.name Ph.D. en_US

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