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| Published: September 25, 2016

Effects of Life - Skills Counseling In Enhancing Self-Sufficiency among High School Students

Surma, S ,

Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology, Karnataka State Open University, Mysore, Karnataka, India Google Scholar More about the auther

Sampathkumar ,

Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology, University of Mysore, Mysore, Karnataka, India Google Scholar More about the auther

Surma, S

Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology, Karnataka State Open University, Mysore, Karnataka, India Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.178/20160304

DOI: 10.25215/0304.178

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The purpose of the present paper is to know the effectiveness of life-skills counseling intervention in enhancing self-sufficiency of high school students. Life-skills counseling is an educational approach, which is used to inculcate the essential life-skills in an individual to meet the challenges of everyday life.  It is also known to be very effective and appropriate for present day scenario.  It is easily adaptable for larger groups.  High School students are in the stage of adolescence.  High school students face a wide variety of problems out of which the major ones are lack of self-sufficiency, inability to manage emotions, decision-making skills etc.  The present study involves 300 high school students (150 Boys and 150 Girls) who are selected from various schools in Mysore city corporation limit. High School Personality Questionnaire (HSPQ) was administered to find out the personality problems of high school students.  Experimental design has been applied and Life-skills counseling intervention has been given for the experimental group.  Life-skills counseling was found to be very effective in enhancing the self-sufficiency of high school students.
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ISSN 2348-5396

ISSN 2349-3429

DIP: 18.01.178/20160304

DOI: 10.25215/0304.178

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Published in   Volume 03, Issue 4, July-September, 2016

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