نوع مقاله : مقاله پژوهشی
1 مدرس دانشگاه فرهنگیان و پیام نور گز و نجف آباد- دانشجوی دکتری مشاوره
3 دانشگاه شهید بهشتی
4 دانشجوی دکتری مشاوره
عنوان مقاله [English]
Aim: This study aimed to determine the effectiveness of social skills training on the levels of compatibility and self-efficacy in high school female students. Methods: Research method included quasi-experimental design with experimental group, control group, pretest, posttest, and a 2 month follow-up. The statistical population consisted of 24383 high school students of the 2 educational district of Isfahan in 2015-2016 academic year. At first, using clustering, three high schools Azadi, Shahid Vaghefi 1, and Katibe were selected. Then, 4 classes from each school and among them 40 students were randomly selected to be placed in an experimental and a control group. The experimental group had 8 social skills training sessions’ Sadri Damirchi and Esmaili Ghazivaloii (2010) and Hargi, Saunders and Dixon (2011). Each session lasted 90 minutes. The control group were put on a waiting list. Both groups, before and after training, and after two months completed the student’s adjustment inventory Sinha and Singh (2001) and general self-efficacy scale Sherer, Maddux, Mercandante, Prentice-Dunn, Jacobs & Rogers (1982). Data were analyzed using repeated measures analysis of variance. Results: Results indicated that social skills training had positive effect on compatibility in the posttest and follow-up (F=12.55, P=0.001), and the level of self-efficiency also significantly increased (F=6.26, P=0.01); and this effect is persisted at follow-up. Conclusion: Can be concluded that social skills training enhance compatibility and self-efficacy in the high school female students.