Faculty Advisor

McCauley, Stephen M.

Faculty Advisor

Carrera, Fabio

Abstract

This investigation provides the Emergency Services Foundation (ESF) of Melbourne, Victoria with information on the barriers preventing women in emergency services from seeking mental health support.This project included introductory interviews, a survey, and focused interviews and discussion groups. The main finding of this project was that to improve work culture, the biggest inhibitor of mental health and well-being of women in the emergency services, focus is needed towards bettering mental health literacy and interpersonal intelligence for line managers.

Publisher

Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Date Accepted

2020-05-14

Project Type

Interactive Qualifying Project

Accessibility

Unrestricted

Advisor Department

Interdisciplinary Programs

Advisor Department

Interdisciplinary and Global Studies Division

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