Self-efficacy development programme of future social services specialists: contents, procedures, testing online

Keywords: social services specialists; self-efficacy; reflexivity; value attitude to self-efficacy; focus on success; training programme.


The article presents the author’s training programme “The self-efficacy development of future social services specialists” online. The study defines the purpose, main tasks and scope of the training programme. The article described three training sessions (“Self-efficacy, its components and ways of development”; “Value attitude to self-efficacy and its development”; “Ability to show self-efficacy in professional activities”), which make up the structure of the training programme. We displayed the theoretical and practical-reflexive blocks of training sessions (first and second), and also we presented the maintenance and procedure of the organizational-activity game. “Ability to show self-efficacy in professional activities” as a basis for the development of self-efficacy and its manifestations in professional activity (third session), which together reveal the content of training sessions and contribute to the self-efficacy development of future social services specialists. The article determines the experimental and control group before and after the moulding experiment. There were not recorded, in the control group, statistically significant dynamics of levels, indicators, components. The G-criterion of signs revealed statistically significant differences in self-efficacy in the experimental group before and after the moulding experiment. A significant area of training is the development of confidence in future professionals of social services, their faith and their ability to professional self-realization in the social sphere (provision of social services to different categories of the population) by forming gnostic-reflexive, affective-value and behavioural-regulatory components of self-efficacy.


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Onoprienko-Kapustina, N. (2020). Self-efficacy development programme of future social services specialists: contents, procedures, testing online. Fundamental and Applied Researches in Practice of Leading Scientific Schools, 38(2), 170-175. Retrieved from