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The research was conducted in experimental design with intervention-control group and pretest-posttest in order to examine the effectiveness of the Peer Bullying Consultancy Program (PBCP), is based on the Interpersonal Relations Model (IPM), on 11-12 years old children who are bullying. The sample group of the study consisted of children (intervention group/n=29; control group/n=32) were attending 5th and 6th grades in two different randomized designated secondary schools after stratified sampling, had high Peer Bullying Determination Scale Bully Behavior. The PBCP was implemented to the children in the intervention group in 2 face-to-face and 5 online individual interviews in 26 days. To increase the peer bullying cognition level, to develop empathy skills, to improve friendship relations, to increase anger control of children who are bullying in intervention group, content suitable for age characteristics was developed within the scope of PBCP various training techniques (brainstorming, educational game, demonstration, case study, video watching) used. The data were collected using Sociodemographic Information Form, the Bullying Related Cognitions Scale for Children (BRCSC), the Empathy Scale for Children and Adolescents (ESCA), Friendship Relations and Anger Control Assessment Form. Data collection tools were applied to the children in the intervention group at the beginning and at the end of the PBCP, and to the children in the control group with an interval of 26 days. In the study, children in the intervention group had lower scores on the BRCSC; had higher scores on the ESCA, Self-Reporting Happiness Level in Friendship Relations, Sample Behavior Knowledge Level for Happy Friendship, Understanding Level of Anger Symtoms, Knowledge Level of Anger Control and Self-Reporting Anger Control Level than the children in the control group (p<0.05). It has been determined the PBCP based on the IRM is effective for children aged 11-12 who are bullying. It is recommended nurses develop model-based, individual counseling and training program in which different educational techniques are used in accordance with the age characteristics in order to support the growth, development of children who are bullying within the framework of their roles such as advocate, consultant, leader.

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NCT number NCT05118880
Study type Interventional
Source Lokman Hekim Üniversitesi
Status Completed
Phase N/A
Start date February 14, 2020
Completion date January 24, 2021