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2014, 13(50): 229-249 Back to browse issues page
Impact of Cognitive-Behavioral Group Social Work Interventions on Social Adjustment of Delinquent Children
Vahab Alinia * , Mustafa Aghlima , Masomeh Maarefvand , Seyed Mohammad Hossein Javadi
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Introduction: the present study aimed to examine the impact of cognitive-behavioral group social work interventions on social adjustment of delinquent children.


Method: in this experimental research (pre-test and post-test design with control group), 40 delinquent children were selected from Tehran rehabilitation of young offenders' center and randomly assigned into experimental and control groups. The study repeated for 12-14 and 15-18 years old children. The experimental groups participated in social work group for 9 sessions and the control groups received no intervention. To gathering information we used from Bell Adjustment Questionnaire and to analysis the data independent T test were used.


Findings: The findings indicated that the application of cognitive-behavioral group social work had significant effects on social adjustment of 15-18 years old children.


Discussion: So conduction of a group social work model to improve social adjustment of delinquents is possible. This model can be helpful in schools, rehabilitation centers or social work clinics in probation services.

Keywords: Group Social Work, Cognitive-Behavioral Approach, Social Adjustment, Delinquency, 12-18 years old children.
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Received: 2014/03/17 | Accepted: 2014/03/17 | Published: 2014/03/17
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Alinia V, Aghlima M, Maarefvand M, Javadi S M H. Impact of Cognitive-Behavioral Group Social Work Interventions on Social Adjustment of Delinquent Children. Social Welfare. 2014; 13 (50) :229-249
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Volume 13, Issue 50 (1-2014) Back to browse issues page
فصلنامه رفاه اجتماعی Social Welfare Quarterly
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