International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Nursing | India | Volume 12 Issue 8, August 2023


Effectiveness of Structured Teaching Programme on Knowledge of Anganwadi Worker Regarding Mental Health Promotion and Mental Illness among Children

Rupali Bhutte | Kanwaljeet Kaur [4]


Abstract: Lack of adequate to meet the mental health needs of Indian society has triggered the researchers in identifying anganwadi workers as potential primary mental health care provider for toddler and preschooler. This is a pre-experimental study to evaluate the effectiveness of structured teaching programme on knowledge of anganwadi worker regarding mental health promotion and early identification of mental illness in toddler and pre-schoolers at selected family welfare centers of the city? Pretest posttest control group design was adopted for the present study. Researcher used non-probability purposive sampling technique and pre-experimental [pretest posttest] of Anganwadi workers. The subjects were 200 Anganwadi workers from experimental group. The study findings revealed that post-test mean knowledge (31.885) and pre-test mean knowledge score (26.0250). paired test result indicates that (<0.05) the significant difference in pretest and posttest mean knowledge score was significant at 0.05% level so, it can be concluded that structure teaching program was effective in anganwadi workers regarding mental health promotion and early identification of mental illness in toddler and preschoolers.


Keywords: Anganwadi worker, mental health promotion, toddler, preschooler


Edition: Volume 12 Issue 8, August 2023,


Pages: 2194 - 2198


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