The Examination Of The Mediating Role of School Climate In the Relationship Between School Counselors' Self-Efficacy And Professional Satisfaction


CUKUROVA UNIVERSITY FACULTY OF EDUCATION JOURNAL, vol.51, no.2, pp.1417-1447, 2022 (ESCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 51 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2022
  • Doi Number: 10.14812/cufej.1075915
  • Journal Indexes: Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI), TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.1417-1447
  • Keywords: Psychological Counselor, School Counselor, Self-Efficacy, Professional Satisfaction, School Climate, ORGANIZATIONAL-CLIMATE, JOB-SATISFACTION, MODERATOR
  • Anadolu University Affiliated: Yes


One of the aims of this study was to examine the self-efficacy levels of school counselors, and the other was to test the mediating role of school climate in the relationship between self-efficacy and professional satisfaction. The study is a descriptive and correlational study. The participants of the study consisted of 561 school counselors. In the analysis of the data, arithmetic mean, standard deviation, t test, one-way analysis of variance and mediating effect analysis method were used. As a result of the research, it has been concluded that the general self-efficacy levels of school counselors are above the middle; and the self-efficacy levels according to the sub-dimensions are from high to low, Personal and Social Development, Collaboration, Leadership and Assessment, Career and Academic Development and Cultural Acceptance sub-dimensions. In addition, the self efficacy levels of school counselors who have more than 6 years of service, graduate degrees and working in private schools are significantly higher; it was determined that self efficacy did not differ in terms of gender, undergraduate program graduated, and education level. Finally, it was concluded that school climate has a partial mediator role in the relationship between self efficacy and professional satisfaction.