The Firefighter Coping Self-Efficacy Scale: measure development and validation
Jessica E. Lambert , Charles C. Benight , Erica Harrison , Roman Cieślak
AbstractThe authors evaluated the psychometric properties of the Firefighter Coping Self-Efficacy (FFCSE) Scale, a new measure developed to assess firefighters’ perceived competence in managing stressful and traumatic experiences encountered on the job. Two samples of firefighters completed the FFCSE Scale at two different time points. Exploratory factor analysis yielded a unidimensional structure, which was further supported with confirmatory factor analysis using a second sample. Internal consistency of the measure was excellent. Analysis of cross-sectional data indicated FFCSE was positively associated with measures of psychological well-being and social support, and negatively associated with work-related stress and psychological distress. FFCSE also uniquely contributed to the variance in psychological distress, over and above variables previously shown to be associated with distress among this population. Implications and suggestions for future research are discussed.
|Journal series||Anxiety, Stress & Coping: An International Journal, ISSN 1061-5806, (A 30 pkt)|
|Publication size in sheets||0.6|
|Keywords in Polish||stres, trauma, własna skuteczność,|
|Keywords in English||self-efficacy; firefighters; social cognitive theory; coping; work-related stress; trauma|
|ASJC Classification||; ; ;|
|Publication indicators||: 2012 = 1.09; : 2012 = 2.108 (2) - 2012=2.424 (5)|
|Citation count*||44 (2021-01-24)|
|Dorobek Naukowy - Preview URL||http://dn.swps.edu.pl/Podglad.aspx?WpisID=6268|
|Dorobek Naukowy - Approve URL||http://dn.swps.edu.pl/Biuro/ZatwierdzanieWpisu.aspx?WpisID=6268|
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