The Effect of Youth Participation Behavior on Career Preparation Behavior -Focusing on the Mediating Effect of Career Decision-making Self-efficacy

청소년의 참여행동이 진로준비행동에 미치는 영향 -진로결정 자기효능감의 매개효과를 중심으로-

  • 조성희 (협성대학교 사회복지학과) ;
  • 김웅수 (한일장신대학교 사회복지학과)
  • Received : 2017.10.10
  • Accepted : 2017.12.20
  • Published : 2017.12.28


This study aimed to examine the mediating effects of career decision-making self-efficacy in the relation between participation behavior and career preparation behavior in adolescents. Using the data of 1,077 adolescents residing in J region, this study used the path analysis to see the mediating effect of career decision-making self-efficacy. According to the results, participation behavior and career decision-making self-efficacy had direct effects on career preparation behavior. And mediated by career decision-making self-efficacy, participation behavior had indirect effect on career preparation behavior. This study examined the mediating effect of career decision-making self-efficacy of adolescents, which can be the significance of this study in terms of overcoming the limit of presenting direct effects of factors on career preparation behavior. On the basis of the results, convergency suggestions to increase the participation behavior, career decision-making self-efficacy and career preparation behavior of adolescents were discussed.


Participation Behavior;Career Preparation Behavior;Career Decision-Making Self-Efficacy;Adolescent;Mediating Effect


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