9. The Challenge for Effective Interventions in a Violent Society: Boundaries and Crossovers between Workplace and Community

  1. Rick Hughes3,
  2. Andrew Kinder4 and
  3. Cary L. Cooper5
  1. Merle Friedman1 and
  2. Gerrit van Wyk2

Published Online: 9 APR 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781119943242.ch9

International Handbook of Workplace Trauma Support

International Handbook of Workplace Trauma Support

How to Cite

Friedman, M. and van Wyk, G. (2012) The Challenge for Effective Interventions in a Violent Society: Boundaries and Crossovers between Workplace and Community, in International Handbook of Workplace Trauma Support (eds R. Hughes, A. Kinder and C. L. Cooper), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781119943242.ch9

Editor Information

  1. 3

    University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, UK

  2. 4

    Division of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP), UK

  3. 5

    Lancaster University Management School, UK

Author Information

  1. 1

    Wits Trauma Clinic, South Africa

  2. 2

    Continuous Trauma Interest Group, South Africa

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 9 APR 2012
  2. Published Print: 13 APR 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470974131

Online ISBN: 9781119943242

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Keywords:

  • challenge for effective interventions, in a violent society;
  • South Africa, legacy of violence, oppression;
  • sociopolitical challenges, and levels of crime;
  • living and working in a violent society;
  • violence in the workplace;
  • place of early intervention;
  • models of trauma support, intervention;
  • trauma preparedness programs;
  • environment of threat of violence

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • History of South Africa: A Legacy of Violence and Oppression

  • South Africa: The Current Context

  • Living and Working in a Violent Society

  • The Place of Early Intervention in a Violent Society

  • Models of Trauma Support and Intervention

  • Conclusion

  • References