EFFECTIVENESS OF DEBRIEFING AS A STRATEGY OF DEALING WITH TRAUMA AMONGST THE JOURNALIST IN KENYA
Keywords:Debriefing, Trauma, Journalist
Purpose: The objective of study was to evaluate the effectiveness of debriefing as a strategy of dealing with trauma amongst the journalist in Kenya
Methodology: Data was collected using both interviews and questioners. Data collected was cleaned, coded and analyzed using statistical package for social sciences (SPSS). The data was presented using both qualitative and quantitative statistics.
Results: The study found that debriefing had a negative and significant relationship with trauma management.Unique contribution to theory, practice and policy: The study recommends that journalist should debrief their managers about their traumatic experiences. They should also debrief their relatives and religious leaders. This will make it easier for journalists to deal with traumatic experiences.
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