Peculiarities of self efficacy of future socil workers with didderent types of attitudes towards other people

Keywords: self-efficacy, future social workers, type of attitude towards other people.


The article presents the empirical results of the study of the features of self-efficacy of future social workers depending on the type of attitude towards other people. Insufficient indicators of general, activity and social self-efficacy for a significant number of future social service specialists were found, with a downward trend in recent years. The data on the peculiarities of the self-efficacy of the subjects depending on gender, age and work experience in social services are presented. It was established that the self-efficacy indicators of male subjects are generally higher than those of women, although self-efficacy indicators become lower among future social workers who are older; 2) future male specialists who had working experience in social services have lower social self-efficacy than future female specialists.

Groups of future social workers with different types of attitudes toward other people (active-positive, situational-subjective, functional-business, neutral-indifferent, hidden-negative) were identified and characterized. It is shown that the active-positive type of attitude towards other people, which is professionally significant for future social service specialists, is characteristic of only a small number of them.

The peculiarities of the manifestation of self-efficacy depending on the type of attitude of future specialists towards other people are determined; in particular, the highest indicators of self-efficacy in the case of an active-positive type of attitude and the lowest - hidden-negative type.

It is noted that the obtained results can be used both in the psychological training of future social workers and during the psychological support of their professional activities.


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How to Cite
Balakhtar, V., & Nataliia, O.-K. (2022). Peculiarities of self efficacy of future socil workers with didderent types of attitudes towards other people. Kyiv Journal of Modern Psychology and Psychotherapy, 4, 5-13.