In adolescence, when risky sexual behaviors are frequently observed, sexual health education plays a key role in adolescents' access to accurate knowledge and developing the skills they need. One of the important factors in the effectiveness of sexual health education is the qualifications of the educator. The aim of this study is to examine the effects of sexual health educator training program on the counsellors’ self-efficacy about adolescent health and to evaluate the contributions of training to the participants. In order to examine the effectiveness of the intervention, embedded mixed methods research design was used in the study. In the quantitative dimension of the research, a single group pretest-posttest design, in qualitative dimension program effects case study was used. The quantitative findings showed that educator training affects the participants’ self-efficacy perceptions about adolescent health positively. The qualitative finding of the study pointed out that sexual health educator training meets the expectations of the participants, improves their knowledge, helps to develop their skills and awareness.
|Journal Section||Beşeri Bilimler Sayısı|
Publication Date : September 25, 2020
|APA||Öztürk, B , Esen, E . (2020). Psikolojik Danışmanlara Yönelik Cinsel Sağlık Eğitici Eğitiminin Etkililiğinin İncelenmesi . Manisa Celal Bayar Üniversitesi Sosyal Bilimler Dergisi , 18 (3) , 277-298 . DOI: 10.18026/cbayarsos.687101|