versión On-line ISSN 0718-2228
SANTANA, Alejandra Isabel y FARKAS, Chamarrita. Self care Strategies in Professional Teams That Work in Child Maltreatment. Psykhe [online]. 2007, vol.16, n.1, pp. 77-89. ISSN 0718-2228. doi: 10.4067/S0718-22282007000100007.
Working professionally in child maltreatment, implies to assume multiple impacts, associate to the thematic and the organization of the task. This implies the creation of Self-care Strategies to face this situation. The aim of this study was to identify the strategies of professionals of this area, at individual and team level, and to investigate the perception of effectiveness of these. A qualitative methodology was used. The participants were professional teams. Interviews were used and the analysis of the data was carried out according to the Grounded Theory. They have developed the following strategies: individual extra-labor and labor strategies; team, recreational and labor strategies. Most of the strategies used are perceived as effective. However, the perception of inefficiency of these strategies is supported in the self-criticism of those.
Palabras clave : selfcare; child maltreatment; professional teams.