A study of relationships between moral development and empathy in a church's peer ministry training program for adolescents
Description: This study was designed to assess the effects of a peer ministry training course upon adolescents' ability to respond empathetically and upon their level of moral development. Volunteers from a church's high school group were blocked by gender and randomly divided into two groups . Adolescents in the treatment group were trained in thirteen sessions basic helping skills (emphasizing empathy) and measured before and after training on variables of empathy, moral development, and internality - externality. Adolescents in the second group were used as a control and were measured with the same assessment devices.
Date: December 1990
Creator: Scott, Frank H. (Frank Hooper)
Partner: UNT Libraries