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2014, 14(53): 131-149 Back to browse issues page
The effect of social-emotional skills training to enhance general health in the teachers in Primary Schools
Mansoreh Karimzadeh *
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Introduction: Social Emotional Intelligence constitutes an important part of the mental health of teachers. Due to The importance of emotional intelligence in mental health, Actually increase Social Emotional skills should be consider as one of the important objectives of community training programs of the education system. 


Method &material: This research is a kind of experimental design in which, describes a program to enhance social and emotional skills and general health in teachers.


The statistical sample comprised of 76 elementary teachers (grades 4 and 5) with at least 10 year teaching experience and bachelor degree who were randomly assigned into control (22 female, 20 male) and experimental (20 female, 14 male) groups.


Bar-On social-emotional scale (adult version) and GHQ test for general health were used as the tools of research. During ten weeks and 10 sessions the experimental group participated in a set of social-emotional skills(inter personal – intrapersonal skills) training program. To analysis of the data, Independent t-Test, multivariate analysis of variance, and regression were used.


Results: The results showed that training had significant effect in increasing social emotional skills and its components on teacher experimental group. Results also showed positive correlation between enhancement of Emotional skills and general health.

Conclusion: To be most effective, mental or emotional health content and processes should be applied consistently across the curriculum and at all grade levels. An aspect of mental or emotional health is social-emotional intelligence.


Keywords: emotional intelligence, emotional skills training, general health.
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Received: 2015/02/24 | Accepted: 2015/02/24 | Published: 2015/02/24
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karimzadeh M. The effect of social-emotional skills training to enhance general health in the teachers in Primary Schools. Social Welfare. 2014; 14 (53) :131-149
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Volume 14, Issue 53 (7-2014) Back to browse issues page
فصلنامه رفاه اجتماعی Social Welfare Quarterly
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