The Effectiveness of Forgiveness Training Program on Increasing Academic well-being in Victims of Bullying Students

Document Type : Original Article


1 دانشکده روانشناسی دانشگاه تبریز

2 استاد گروه علوم تربیتی دانشگاه تبریز

3 , Faculty of Education Science and Psychology

4 , Faculty of Education Sciences and Psychology


Aim: This study aimed to evaluate the effectiveness of forgiveness training programs on academic well-being in high school Victims of Bullying Students. Methods: This study was a semi-experimental study with pre-test / post-test and had a control group. From the high school students of Tabriz in the academic year of 2019-20, a sample consisting of 32 students who were victims of bullying was selected and randomly divided into two groups of 16 people. The experimental group received ten sessions of forgiveness training intervention. After the training, post-test scores were obtained and analyzed by multivariate covariance. Research tools include; Bullying Victim Scale (BVS), Academic well-being questionnaire (AWBQ), and Forgiveness Training Package. Results: The results showed that forgiveness training has a positive and significant effect on school value, Academic Satisfaction, and schoolwork engagement. It has a negative effect on school burnout. Conclusion: Based on the findings, it is suggested that a forgiveness training program be introduced in schools so that students can increase academic well-being by repairing injuries caused by past experiences, strengthening relationships, and creating positive feelings and attitudes toward peers and the school.


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