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Designing training programs for the development of emotional intelligence in adolescents with behavioral problems
Degtyarev A.N., Ph.D. Student, junior researcher, laboratory for juvenile technologies , PhD student, chair of legal psychology, professor, department of legal psychology, Moscow State University of Psychology and Education, Moscow, Russia, DegtyarevAv@mgppu.ru
In this article, deviant behavior is considered as a combination of different manifestations of personality, leading eventually to its social desaptation. It is shown that an effective method of preventing deviant behavior is psychological training. Group training activity helps to solve the problems associated with the development of various behavioral skills, to provide psychological support, and can be used as a means of psychological work with teenagers with behavioral problems. We discuss the basic points required to effectively create and conduct training programs in general, as well as the challenges and opportunities of designing trainings in order to develop emotional intelligence as a method of prevention of deviant behavior.
Keywords: psychological training, emotional intelligence, emotional development of adolescents