Emotional Self-Efficacy Scale for youth

1.    I can tell when I feel unhappy or angry.
2.    I know how to cheer someone up when they feel unhappy.
3.    When I feel unhappy‚ I know how to make myself happy again.
4.    I can tell what makes me feel good.
5.    ..
6.    I know how to use good feelings to be creative in solving problems.
7.    I know what makes other people feel happy.
8.    I know how to make myself feel better when I am in a bad mood.
9.    I can tell when I am feeling happy.
10…
11.When I feel unhappy‚ I can tell what has caused it.
12.I know how to control my feelings when I am stressed.
13.I can tell when someone is feeling a pleasant emotion.
14.If needed‚ I know how to change my mood to match the occasion‚ e.g. make myself feel happy or sad.
15.I can tell what makes other people feel unhappy.
16…
17.I can tell what I feel from the way my body behaves.
18.I know how to use good mood to come up with new ideas.
19.I can tell why my feelings change.
20.I can calm myself down when feeling angry.
21.I can tell what other people feel from the way their body changes.
22.I know how to make myself feel calm and focused when needed at school.
23.I can tell why other person’s feelings change.
24.I know how to help another person calm down when he or she is feeling angry
25.I am able to tell what feelings I show on my face.
26.I can make myself feel full of energy and motivated to do well in sports.
27.I can tell what makes me feel different emotions.
28…
29…
30.I can get in the right mood to come up with many new ideas.
31.I can figure out what made someone feel the way they feel.
32.I can help someone think positively when their pet has gone missing or cheer them up when they have lost someone.
 
Using and Managing one’s own emotions‚ Identifying and Understanding one’s own emotions‚ Dealing with emotions in others‚ and Perceiving emotion through facial expressions and body language
 
Using and Managing one’s own emotions (alpha 0.88)‚ Identifying and Understanding one’s own emotions (alpha 0.75)‚ Dealing with emotions in others (alpha 0.85)‚ and Perceiving emotion through facial expressions and body language (alpha 0.69)
 
1= Not At All Confident‚ 2= A Little Confident‚ 3= Moderately Confident‚ 4= Quite Confident‚ 5= Very Confident
Using and Managing your own emotions (3‚ 6‚ 8‚ 12‚ 14‚ 18‚ 20‚ 22‚ 26‚ and30); Identifying and Understanding your own emotions (1‚ 4‚ 9‚ 11‚ 19‚ and 27); Dealing with Emotions in Others (2‚ 7‚ 13‚ 15‚ 23‚ 24‚ 31‚ and 32); Perceiving Emotion through Facial Expressions and Body Language (17‚ 21‚ and 25)
 
This instrument can be found at: https://www.researchgate.net/publication/271210695
 

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