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Socialworkmag 2015, 4(3): 28-36 Back to browse issues page
Effect of Life Skills Training on Self-Efficacy and Family Function in Women Headed Households
Zahra Moammeri, Jamal Ashoori1, Hossein Saeedi2
1- Department of Psychology, Isfahan (Khorasgan) Branch, Islamic Azad University , jamal_ashoori@yahoo.com
2- Islamic Azad University, Semnan Branch
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Introduction: This research aimed to investigate the effect of life skills training on self-efficacy and family function in women-headed households.
Methods: This research was a queasy-experimental with a pre-test and post-test design with experimental and control groups. The statistical population included all women-headed households of Varamin city in 2015. Forty women were selected by available sampling method and randomly assigned to two groups (each group contains 20 people). The experimental group received 10 sessions of 70 minutes educated by life skills training and control group don’t receive any training. The groups completed the questionnaire of self-efficacy and family function as a pre-test and post-test. The data were analyzed by multivariate analysis of covariance method with using of SPSS-19 software.
Results: The results showed there was a significant difference between life skills training group and control group on variables of self-efficacy and family function. On the other hand, life skills training led to a significant increase in self-efficacy and family function of women-headed households (P<0/01).
Conclusions: Regarded to results of this research suggest that counselors, therapists, and clinical psychologist can use life skills training method for improving self-efficacy and family function of women-headed households.

Keywords: Life Skills, Self-Efficacy, Family Function, Women Headed Households
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2016/03/13 | Accepted: 2016/06/7 | Published: 2016/09/29
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Moammeri Z, Ashoori J, Saeedi H. Effect of Life Skills Training on Self-Efficacy and Family Function in Women Headed Households. Socialworkmag. 2015; 4 (3) :28-36
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