Emotional competence module to handle youth emotional issues
Abas, Nurul Ain Hidayah
Daud, Nurul Ain Mohd
Kumar, Pavithrah Jaya
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CitationPerveen, A., Hamzah, H., Abas, N. A. H., Othman, A., Kee, P., Daud, N. A. M., Morgul, E. ve Kumar, P. J. (2019). Emotional competence module to handle youth emotional issues. International Journal of Recent Technology and Engineering, 8(1C2), 221 - 224.
This study aims to test the application of the Emotional Competency Module developed specifically for adolescents in Malaysia to help address the emotional competency issues in Malaysia. The module Emotional competency was developed in three phases, first phase conducted the survey, and interview with adolescents, students and professional dealing with emotional competency issues of different schools and universities. Phase 2nd was development of the emotional competency activities to enhance the emotional competency based on the thematic analysis and review analysis of the research findings. Phase 3rd designed the validity and reliability to test the module effectiveness among adolescents. A test was conducted to measure the effectiveness of the module. Students (N=25) participated in two days program and pre and post evaluation was conduct to measure the effectiveness of the module. Findings of pre and post -test indicated that the module is effective to enhance the emotional competency among youngsters. This study provides prove that it can be effective to be used for adolescents as each activity successfully achieved its objectives. This module also serves as a guideline for psychologists, counsellors and teachers to provide emotional competence training for adolescents.