Neha Singh, Wimmy John
Abstract: The issue of child abuse has been recognized as a major global social problem prevalent within and outside the homes and among all socio-economic groups of both the developed and the developing nations of whole world. Parents tend to apply harsh form of disciplinary actions without knowing it actually is an abuse. Due to the absence of knowledge, the parents, especially mothers show reluctance to report cases to authorities concerned with health care or legal protection. Objectives: The study was conducted with the objectives to assess the pre test and post test level of knowledge scores among mothers, to determine the effectiveness of video assisted teaching and to associate the pre test knowledge scores and their selected demographic variables. Methods: The researcher used a pre experimental research design. The research approach was evaluative approach. The study conducted in Lucknow City College at Lucknow. 60 samples were selected by using Non-probability purposive sampling technique. The data was collected by using structured questionnaires before after administration of video assisted teaching. Results: The finding of this study shows that, there was a significant improvement of knowledge among mothers of primary school children after administration of video assisted teaching. The mean and SD of post test knowledge score was (19.97± 1.79) and pre test knowledge score was (13.57± 3.32). The paired‘t’ value (21.142) was found to be significant at 5 percent level of Significant (<0.05) shows that there is a statistical difference between pre test and post test level of knowledge score among mothers of primary school children. There was no significant association between the pretest knowledge scores and selected demographic variables at 5 % levels (P<0.05).The result supported that, the knowledge of primary school children was improved after administration of video assisted teaching regarding Good Touch and Bad Touch.
Keywords: Good Touch and Bad Touch, Video assisted teaching, Mothers, Primary school children