| Published: September 25, 2016
Effects of Life – Skills Counseling In Enhancing Self-Sufficiency among High School Students
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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© 2016, S Surma, Sampathkumar
Received: July 03, 2016; Revision Received: August 11, 2016; Accepted: September 25, 2016
Published in Volume 03, Issue 4, July-September, 2016