Effectiveness of Life Skills Education by Empowerment Approach to Social Work on Physically and Motor Handicapped Girls

AUTHORS

Asma BANIASAD 1 , * , Ghonche Raheb 1 , Adibeh Barshan 2 , Mostafa Eghlima 1 , Abbas Davarmanesh 3 , Marjan Farzi 4

1 Department of Social Work, Faculty of Educational Sciences, University of Social Welfare & Rehabilitation Sciences, Tehran, Iran

2 Student of PhD of educational assessment,university of Tehran, Tehran, Iran

3 Department of Educational Psychology, University of Social Welfare & Rehabilitation Sciences, Tehran, Iran

4 Department of Psychometric, University of Social Welfare & Rehabilitation Sciences, Tehran, Iran

How to Cite: BANIASAD A, Raheb G, Barshan A, Eghlima M, Davarmanesh A, et al. Effectiveness of Life Skills Education by Empowerment Approach to Social Work on Physically and Motor Handicapped Girls, Zahedan J Res Med Sci. 2012 ; 14(10):e93199.

ARTICLE INFORMATION

Zahedan Journal of Research in Medical Sciences: 14 (10); e93199
Published Online: October 24, 2012
Article Type: Research Article
Received: November 14, 2011
Accepted: January 18, 2012
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Abstract

Background : This study determined the effectiveness of life skills training by empowerment approach to social work on personal and social adjustment of physically motor handicapped girls.
Materials and Methods : The study was semi-experimental design and used pretest-posttest plan with a control group. The intervention group participated in 8 session's life skills training by empowerment approach to social work, and a control group received no teaching. To gathering information from California questionnaire were used. To examine significances, independent t-test was used.
Results : There is significant difference in posttest scores between the intervention and control groups (p<0.05) but neurological syndrome is not only significant change (p>0.05)
Conclusion : Life skills education by empowerment approach to Social work is effective way to promote a level’s adjustment of physical motor disabilities girls.

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