Intervention program to strengthen self-esteem in high school students in an educational institution in Pucallpa – Ucayali

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Yndolina Vega Montoya, Cesar Alfonso Najar Farro, Manuel Roberto Blanco Aliaga, Flor María Ayala Albites, Roberto Sixto Perales Flores, Katherine Meliza Maximiliano Fretel


The purpose of this study is to demonstrate that the intervention program strengthens self-esteem in students in the fourth year of secondary school at the following educational institutions: Libertadores de América, Willam Dayer Ampudia, Agropecuario Ega, Nuestra Señora de las Mercedes and Emilio Marko Jara Schenone, Pucallpa - Ucayali. It is based on Carl Roger's humanistic theory. The type of study is explanatory, aiming to establish the causes of the events, occurrences or phenomena being studied. The population consisted of 243 students in the fourth grade of high school, where 180 students correspond to the sample selected by non-probabilistic purposive sampling, of which 90 students are the control group and 90 students are the experimental group. Of the results obtained in the pretest of the development of self-esteem in the control group, 85.6% were at a low level. While in the experimental group, 61.1% were in a medium level of self-esteem. In the post-test of the control group, 78.9% were at a medium-low level of self-esteem. While in the experimental group, 94.4% were located in a medium-high level of self-esteem, confirmed by the hypothesis test Zc > Zt, where z=3

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