ISSN Print: 2277-4343
Article: A STUDY TO ASSESS THE EFFECTIVENESS OF STRUCTURED TEACHING PROGRAMME ON KNOWLEDGE REGARDING SELECTED COGNITIVE BEHAVIORAL THERAPY FOR ATTENTION DEFICIT HYPERACTIVITY DISORDER AMONG PRIMARY SCHOOL TEACHERS, BANGALORE, KARNATAKA, INDIA
Article Category: Original Research articles
Author: Nuri Rai *, A Jebarna Kiruba Mary
Abstract: The present study has been conducted with the aim of assessing the effectiveness of structured teaching programme regarding knowledge on selected cognitive behavioral therapy for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder among primary school teachers. An evaluative approach was adopted for the study. The research design chosen for the study was a pre-experimental one-group pre-test and post-test. 40 primary school teachers who met the inclusion criteria were selected through purposive sampling. A structured questionnaire was provided to assess the knowledge regarding selected cognitive behavioral therapy for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. The overall pre-test result shows 45 % of the respondents possesses inadequate knowledge and 52.5 % of the respondents possess moderate knowledge and remaining 2.5 % of the respondent possess adequate knowledge. Whereas, in the post-test results 62.5 % of them had adequate knowledge and 37.5 % had moderate knowledge. The overall findings of the study clearly showed that the structured teaching programme was significantly effective in improving the knowledge regarding selected cognitive behavioral therapy for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder among primary school teachers. Conducting a structured teaching programme would be effective in increasing the knowledge of respondents.
Keyword: Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, Cognitive behavioral therapy, primary school teachers.