Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: https://hdl.handle.net/1959.11/8564
Title: Facilitating Children's Self-Concept: A Rationale and Evaluative Study
Contributor(s): Hay, Ian (author)
Publication Date: 2005
DOI: 10.1375/ajgc.15.1.60
Handle Link: https://hdl.handle.net/1959.11/8564
Abstract: This study reports on the design and effectiveness of the Exploring Self-Concept program for primary school children using self-concept as the outcome measure. The program aims to provide a procedure that incorporates organisation, elaboration, thinking, and problem-solving strategies and links these to children's multidimensional self-concept. The results of this research support the notion that teachers and guidance counsellors need to establish a nonthreatening framework that allows them to discuss with children a range of relevant issues related to peer pressure, parent relations, self-image, body image, gender bias, media pressure, values and life goals, in a systematic, objective and cooperative manner. Within the paper, notions associated with self-concept maturation, 'crystallisation' of self-concept beliefs, cognitive differentiation and self-concept segmentation are reviewed.
Publication Type: Journal Article
Source of Publication: Australian Journal of Guidance and Counselling, 15(1), p. 60-67
Publisher: Australian Academic Press
Place of Publication: Australia
ISSN: 1037-2911
Field of Research (FOR): 130305 Educational Counselling
Peer Reviewed: Yes
HERDC Category Description: C1 Refereed Article in a Scholarly Journal
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