Development of Resilience Quotient (RQ) Support Activities Set for Disabled Students

Abstract

This research had the objectives to develop a Resilience Quotient Support Activities Set for disabled students, to use the developed Resilience Quotient Support Activities Set to support the resilience quotient for disabled students at the Disability Support Services Center (DSS), Lampang Rajabhat University (LPRU) and to assess the results of the resilience quotient support after using the activities set. The population used in this research was 6 academics in psychology with resilience quotient experiences, 27 disabled students from DSS, LPRU, 10 distinguished persons specialized in resilience quotient and support activities for disabled students. The research tools were a document analysis form, an interview form, a focus group discussion and a resilience quotient evaluation form from the Mental Health Department, Ministry of Public Health. The statistics used in the analysis of data was the percentage.
The results of the research were one resilience quotient support activities set for disabled students called ‘Refilling Power, Creating Immunity" consisting of four smaller activities: "Mold then Change" activity, "Open Box, Open Heart" activity, "Tree of the Future" activity and "Tell and Draw" activity and after using the developed activities set to support the resilience quotient in the disabled students at DSS, LPRU, it was found that the students had increased their resilience quotient after the activities as follows: the emotional stability side increased 12.41 %, the mental power side increased 14.43%, the problem management side increased 19.94% and the overall score increased 14.71%.

Keywords: Resilience Quotient, Disabled Student



Author Information
Ammaret Netasit, Lampang Rajabhat University, Thailand

Paper Information
Conference: ACP2013
Stream: Psychology

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