Emotional Self-Efficacy Scale (ESES)

1.    Correctly identify your own negative emotions
2.    Help another person change a negative emotion to a positive emotion
3.    cr‎eate a positive emotion when feeling a negative emotion
4.    Know what causes you to feel a positive emotion
5.    Correctly identify when another person is feeling a negative emotion
6.    Use positive emotions to generate novel solutions to old problems
7.    Realize what causes another person to feel a positive emotion
8.    Change your negative emotion to a positive emotion
9.    Correctly identify your own positive emotions
10.Generate in yourself the emotion another person is feeling
11.Know what causes you to feel a negative emotion
12.Regulate your own emotions when under pressure
13.Correctly identify when another person is feeling a positive emotion
14.Get into a mood that best suits the occasion
15.Realize what causes another person to feel a negative emotion
16.Help another person to regulate emotions when under pressure
17.Notice the emotion your body language is portraying
18.Use positive emotions to generate good ideas
19.Understand what causes your emotions to change
20.Calm down when feeling angry
21.Notice the emotion another person’s body language is portraying
22.cr‎eate emotions to enhance cognitive performance
23.Understand what causes another person’s emotions to change
24.Help another person calm down when he or she is feeling angry
25.Recognize what emotion you are communicating through your facial expression
26.cr‎eate emotions to enhance physical performance
27.Figure out what causes you to feel differing emotions
28.Regulate your own emotions when close to reaching a goal
29.Recognize what emotion another person is communicating through his or her facial expression
30.Generate the right emotion so that creative ideas can unfold
31.Figure out what causes another person’s differing emotions
32.Help another person regulate emotions after he or she has suffered a loss
Regulating emotions‚ using thoughts as supporter‚ understanding and perceiving the thoughts
1= Not At All Confident‚ 2= A Little Confident‚ 3= Moderately Confident‚ 4= Quite Confident‚ 5= Very Confident
This instrument can be found at: http://wellnessforlaw.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/03/Bev-Kirk_Self-Efficacy-2014.pdf & Simmons C. A.‚ Lehmann P. (eds).Google Scholar

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Dacre Pool‚ L.‚ & Qualter‚ P. (2012a). The dimensional structure of the Emotional Self Efficacy Scale (ESES). Australian Journal of Psychology‚ 64‚ 147–154.doi:10.1111/j.1742-9536.2011.00039.x

Dacre Pool‚ L.‚ & Qualter‚ P. (2012b). Improving emotional intelligence and emotional self-efficacy through a teaching intervention for university students. Learning andIndividual Differences‚ 22‚ 306-312. doi: 10.1016/j.lindif.2012.01.010

Kirk‚ Schutte‚ & Hine‚ (2008). Emotional Self-Efficacy Scale. In: Simmons C. A.‚ Lehmann P. (eds). Tools for strengths-based assessment and evaluation‚ New York‚ NY: Springer‚ pp. 306-308. (2013). Google Scholar

Qualte‚. P.‚ Dacre Pool‚ L.‚ Gardner‚ K.J.‚ Ashley-Kot‚ S.‚ Wise‚ A.‚ and Wols‚ A. (2014). The Emotional Self-Efficacy Scale: Adaptation and validation for young adolescents. Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment‚ 33‚ 33-45.

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