Acceptance and mindfulness-based stress management for support staff caring for individuals with intellectual disabilities.

  title={Acceptance and mindfulness-based stress management for support staff caring for individuals with intellectual disabilities.},
  author={Douglas Alexander James McConachie and Karen McKenzie and Paul Graham Morris and Robert M Walley},
  journal={Research in developmental disabilities},
  volume={35 6},
UNLABELLED Support staff working with individuals with intellectual disability (ID) and challenging behaviour experience high levels of work-related stress. Preliminary theoretical and experimental research has highlighted the potential suitability of acceptance and mindfulness approaches for addressing support staff stress. This study examines the effectiveness of an acceptance and mindfulness-based stress management workshop on the levels of psychological distress and well-being of support… CONTINUE READING
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