1 استادیار گروه روانشناسی، دانشگاه پیام نور
2 کارشناس ارشد روانشناسی، دانشگاه پیام نور
عنوان مقاله [English]
The present study was to investigate the effectiveness of Parents Training Program on social skills of Children with Learning Disability and Parental Stress of their Mothers. 34 mothers of children with learning disability of Mashhad were selected by accessible sampling and divided into two groups. Abidin's parenting Stress index and Matson's social skills questionnaire were conduct as pre-test. The mothers of experimental group were attending in Parents Training Program for 12 sessions. Both inventories after training period conducted as post-test. These value was compared through covariance analysis. The results showed a significant difference between two groups as reduction of parental stress in mothers and increasing social skills in children with learning disability of experimental group compared with control groups. Thus, the effectiveness of Parents Training Program on decreasing the level of parental stress of mothers and increasing the social skills of children with learning disability was confirmed.