[automatically translated] The aim of this study is to investigate whether a training in emotional intelligence (IE) in pre-adolescent second generation immigrants, helps to improve individual well-being and social acceptance, thus promoting social inclusion. To this end, we have been involved two classes of a comprehensive school in Palermo: an experimental and a control, for a total of 38 participants of which 17 immigrants and 21 indigenous, between 12 and 15 years of age. The training was integrated methodologies and activities of the internal programs (Ruiz-Aranda, 2013) and "Developing Emotional Intelligence" (D'Amico and De Caro, 2008). Both programs are based on the ability of IE model of Mayer and Salovey (1997). The measuring instruments were: IE-ACCME Test D'Amico, (2013), the psychological well-being scale Carol Ryff adapted by Ruini (2003), reading comprehension test of Moreno and Italian language test. The expected results, in line with the literature, are: improvement of emotional skills (Brackett y Katulak, 2007), the individual well-being and social relations among peers. The results of the ongoing study, will be discussed at the conference.
|Publication status||Published - 2014|