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Shakeri M, barzegar bafrooei K, Panahi K. The Effectiveness of Training Stress Coping Skills on Work-Life Balance of the Staff of Education Department in Yazd Province. TB. 2021; 20 (1) :12-24
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yazd university , shakerimohsen@yazd.ac.ir
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 The Effectiveness of Training Stress Coping Skills on Work-Life Balance of the Staff of Education Department in Yazd Province
Mohsen Shakeri (Ph.D.)1, Kazem Barzegar Bafrooie (Ph.D.)2, Kazem Panahi (M.Sc.)3
1.Corresponding Author: Assistant Professor, Department of Educational Sciences, Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences, Yazd University,Yazd, Iran.
 Email:shakerimohsen@yazd.ac.ir                                     Tel:03531232054
2.Associate Professor, Department of Educational Sciences, Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences, Yazd University,Yazd, Iran.
3.M.Sc., Department of Psychology, Imam Javad University College, Yazd, Iran.
Introduction: Work-life balance, as one of the stresses that most employees deal with in their daily life, can lead to job stress. In this regard, the overall aim of this study was to determine the effectiveness of training stress coping skills on work-life-balance of the staff of department of education in Yazd Province.
Methods: This experimental study was conducted by a pretest-posttest design with experimental and control groups. The statistical population of this research included all staff of Education Department in Yazd Province. Consequently, 40 staff (20 in the experimental group and 20 in the control group) were randomly selected and divided into the experimental and control groups. The instrument of this research was Wang & Co's (2009) work-life balance questionnaire. Finally, the collected data were analyzed using covariance analysis.
Results: Findings showed that stress coping skills training had a significant positive effect on work-life balance of employees (F=70/978, p<0/001) and according to the ETA squared coefficient, this training could explain 65.70% of the variance of work-life balance of employees.
Conclusion: Overall, training in stress coping skills could improve the work-life balance of the experimental group through identifying and controlling stressful situations, enjoying a balanced work-life stress-free experience, and identifying their physical and facial expressions and thoughts during stress.
Keywords: Effectiveness of training, Work-life balance, Stress coping skills
Conflict of interest: The authors declared that there is no Conflict interest.

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Type of Study: Research | Subject: General
Received: 2020/06/30 | Accepted: 2021/01/11 | Published: 2021/04/30

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