Psychologists' Lived Experience of Client Violence

The recruitment status of this study is unknown because the information has not been verified recently.
Verified August 2009 by University of East London.
Recruitment status was  Recruiting
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
University of East London
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01414543
First received: August 10, 2011
Last updated: NA
Last verified: August 2009
History: No changes posted
  Purpose

The objective of the proposed research is to gain a detailed understanding and account of psychologists' experience of client violence in clinical practice. The emphasis is upon a detailed understanding of how psychologists perceive and understand their experience of client violence and its impact upon their identity as clinicians and as individuals.


Condition Intervention
Life Experiences
Other: Information Sheet
Other: Consent
Other: interview
Other: Debrief

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Non-Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Health Services Research
Official Title: Counselling and Clinical Psychologists Lived Experience of Client Violence

Further study details as provided by University of East London:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • experience of violence [ Time Frame: one hour ] [ Designated as safety issue: Yes ]
    participant's discuss their experince of client violence in the work place


Estimated Enrollment: 10
Study Start Date: October 2009
Estimated Study Completion Date: October 2012
Estimated Primary Completion Date: October 2012 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
providing information sheet
providing participants with information regarding the purpose of the research
Other: Information Sheet
Providing the Participant with information regarding the aim of the experiment
Seeking consent Other: Consent
Providing a consent form for participants. The participant is aware of his or her rights
Interview Participant Other: interview
participants will interviewed by fardin jussab for approximately one hour regarding their experience of client violence
Debrief
The Participants will be debriefed after the interview.
Other: Debrief
at the end of each interview the researcher will ask participants whether the emotions aroused in the interview require further discussions. Interviewees will be also advised that should they wish to talk further about any topics covered the in the interview, they could telephone the researcher at a later time. There will also be leaflets of supporting agencies.

Detailed Description:

This research is interested in Counselling and Clinical Psychologists who have experienced client violence at their work place. The main research question being asked is how do psychologists' understand their personal experiences of client violence. This is an important and interesting subject for Counselling and Clinical Psychologists as it provides a detailed personal account of the implications of violence upon their personal and professional identity, psychological well being and how they define violence. Furthermore, this research may help facilitate in designing a specific policy and help future research to issue guidelines for counselling and clinical psychologists in order to keep themselves safe within their professional practice. Psychologists working for the National Health Service will be recruited and provided with information regarding the research aims and objectives. There will be interviews held at their place of work for approximately one hour.

  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   24 Years to 65 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Psychologist's who have experienced client violence

Exclusion Criteria:

-

  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT01414543

Contacts
Contact: Fardin Jussab, BSc (Hons), Grad dip Psych 07968918755 fardin.jussab@googlemail.com
Contact: Helen Murphy, BA, MSc, DPhil 02082234490 h.murphy@uel.ac.uk

Locations
United Kingdom
National Health Service Recruiting
London, United Kingdom
Contact: Alison Beck    0208 682 6229    alison.beck@swlstg-tr.nhs.uk   
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of East London
Investigators
Study Chair: Helen Murphy, BA, MSc, DPhil University of East London
  More Information

No publications provided

Responsible Party: Mr Fardin Jussab, University of East London
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01414543     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: UEL1
Study First Received: August 10, 2011
Last Updated: August 10, 2011
Health Authority: United Kingdom: National Health Service

Keywords provided by University of East London:
violence

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