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BRITO, Cristiane Vinholi de  and  SOUZA, José Carlos. Social educators quality of life in protected shelters to children and adolescents. Psicol. teor. prat. [online]. 2011, vol.13, n.1, pp. 89-100. ISSN 1516-3687.

Social Educators are immersed in a daily dynamics of the conflict and taking of decisions with children and adolescents who violated rights. These aspects can cause different responses, positive or negative in the human body and his psyche. In this contexts was delineation a research was realized which allowed the identification of the perception of "Quality of Life" of these workers. The objectives were to evaluate the general Quality of Life of the social educators of protection shelters from Campo Grande - MS. It conducted a quantitative study of cross-sectional cut one was performed with samples of 56 subjects. The techniques of date collect were: sociodemographic questionnaires and the World Health Organization Quality of Life - 100 (Whoqol-100). The majority of the participants were female (90.7%), with highschool level (49.1%). The analysis of the domains of Whoqol-100 demonstrated in a growing scale the following average: physical domain (14.59), social relations (15.45), psychological domain (15.56), independence level (17.13), spirituality (17.66) and environment (18.50). The analized participants presented between good to excellent perception of their qualities of life.

Keywords : Quality of life; Worker health; Social educator; Protection shelters; Child.

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