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Abdullah Mert
Dr. Ushak University,
The faculty of Education, Turkey

Abstract
Individuals go through various problem-solving and decision-making processes to deal with the obstacles and problems they face in their daily lives. Development of decisions that are made in adolescence and problem-solving skills used throughout the life of the individual should be considered important. The purpose of the research is examining the effect of emotional intelligence training on the problem solving and decision-making skills of adolescents. This study is a real experimental model with a pretest-posttest control group. The study was conducted with the participation of 22 students attending secondary school in accordance with this model. In the conducted pretest results, which are firstly used for emotional intelligence, problem solving and decision-making skills were used in the experimental and control groups. Emotional Intelligence was revealed to be effective in the development of decision-making skills.

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[1] This study was partially presented in the 21st International Psychological Counseling and Guidance Congress in Antalya, Turkey.