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Effectiveness of Teaching Program on Knowledge among Teachers Regarding Psychological First Aid

Journal: International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) (Vol.7, No. 10)

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Page : 959-961

Keywords : s Psychological First Aid; Knowledge; Teaching Program; Teachers;

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Life is precious gift and in the life there are many ups and downs. Adolescents are most prone to have emotional imbalance in their life due to academic and personal disturbances. There is a special need to support them when they are stressed and depressed. Psychological First Aid can play an important role so that their behaviour can be modified by the teachers as they spend their maximum time in school. Method Quasi experimental study was done on 91 teachers from randomly selected. Purpose of the study was informed and written consent was taken from the participants. Data was collected by administering tool and teaching programme was conducted. Tool was prepared by the researchers. After seven days post test was taken. Results Study finding shows that in pre-test out of 91 teachers, 64.8 % participants had average knowledge followed by 23.1 % poor and 12.1 % good knowledge regarding psychological first aid. After teaching program majority of participants 63.7 % had good knowledge followed by average 28.6 %, excellent 6.6 % and poor 1.1 %. The mean post-test knowledge score 16.63.8 was high than the mean pre-test knowledge score 10.23.44. Conclusion From the finding of the study it can be concluded that the teaching programme on PFA was effective as a method to improve the knowledge of teachers.

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