In this study, the researchers used quantitative analysis to examine the relationship between counselors’ work–family conflict, work–family enrichment, work variables, and family variables during the COVID-19 pandemic. Factors that predicted counselors’ experience of conflict between work and family roles included lacking work-place flexibility, having a child under the age of 6, spending a high number of hours caring for others, and experiencing a change in location of the work setting due to COVID-19. Workplace flexibility and a low number of hours spent caring for others predicted counselors’ experience of enrichment. Participants’ mean responses to the Work–Family Conflict Scale and Work–Family Enrichment Scale indicated they experienced higher levels of enrichment than conflict during the pandemic.
Counselors’ Experience of Work and Family Roles During the COVID-19 Pandemic
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Emeline C. Eckart, Mary A. Hermann, Cheryl Neale-McFall; Counselors’ Experience of Work and Family Roles During the COVID-19 Pandemic. Journal of Mental Health Counseling 1 October 2021; 43 (4): 301–318. doi: https://doi.org/10.17744/mehc.43.4.02
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