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ERIC Number: EJ1127364
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2017
Pages: 10
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-1927-5250
Developing an Emotional Intelligence Program Training and Study Its Effectiveness on Emotional Intelligence of Adolescents with Emotional and Behavioral Problems That Living in Single Parent Families
Motamedi, Farzaneh; Ghobari-Bonab, Bagher; Beh-pajooh, Ahmad; Yekta, Mohsen Shokoohi; Afrooz, Gholam Ali
Journal of Education and Learning, v6 n2 p101-110 2017
Development of children and adolescents' personality is strongly affected by their parents, and absence of one of them has an undesirable effect on their development, and makes them vulnerable to later psychological disorders and behavioral problems. The purpose of this study was to develop an emotional intelligence training program and to evaluate its effectiveness on increasing emotional intelligence of adolescents with emotional and behavioral problems that living in single parent families. The study utilized a quasi-experimental research method with pretest-posttest and follow-up with control group. The sample of the study selected by a purposive sampling method and 11 students in the experimental group and 12 students in the control group were among the adolescents with emotional and behavioral problems that living in single parent families. This program was offered through workshop which consisted of 10 sessions, two hours per session. The instruments which were used in this study included Child Behavior Checklist (CBCL), and Youth Self Report (YSR), and Bar-on Adolescents' Emotional Intelligence Scale. The obtained data was analyzed using Repeated Measures of Analysis of Variance, which showed that emotional intelligence training program could significantly increase emotional intelligence in adolescents with emotional and behavioral problems in single parent families.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Iran (Tehran)
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: Child Behavior Checklist
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