A Study on the Effect of the ‘Empowering Youth Program’
AUTHOR : 정옥분,김경은,박연정
INFORMATION : page. 33~55 / 2005 Vol.12 No.4
The present study attempts to verify the effect of the ‘Empowering Youth Program’ with a focus on promoting adolescents\' creativity, self-esteem and self-efficacy. The program consists of 12 sessions and each session employs a variety of activities and teaching methods to engender the adolescents\' interest. The subjects of this study were 262 middle school students in Seoul and Kyounggi province. They were randomly assigned to the experimental group and the control group. ANCOVAs were performed for data analyses. The results showed that the ‘Empowering Youth Program’ was effective in enhancing adolescents\' creativity, self-esteem, and self-efficacy. Furthermore, the program was found to be very effective in helping adolescents understand peers and family members much better.