Child care quarterly

, Volume 9, Issue 1, pp 5–16 | Cite as

Combatting staff burn-out in a day care center: A case study

  • Ayala Pines
  • Christina Maslach


In a follow-up study on a research investigating the burnout syndrome in day care settings, the successful attempts of one day care center to combat burnout are presented. The status of the day care center prior to changes, the specific changes that were implemented, and the impact of those changes after six months are described in detail within the conceptual framework of the burnout research.


Social Psychology Conceptual Framework Care Setting Care Center Specific Change 
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© Human Sciences Press 1980

Authors and Affiliations

  • Ayala Pines
    • 1
  • Christina Maslach
    • 1
  1. 1.University of California at BerkeleyUSA

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