SHS Web of Conferences (Jan 2019)

Features of professional identity of students “helping” occupations with different levels of self-efficacy

  • Tushnova Yuliya,
  • Rashchupkina Yuliya,
  • Khachaturyan Nelli

Journal volume & issue
Vol. 70
p. 08041


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Professional identity is an indicator of the level of mastery of professional activity. One of the indicators for assessing the formation of professional identity is the attitude to yourself as a future and current professional. Here we can talk about both the real and the predicted of the professional self-rating. This study focuses on predicted self-esteem. Self-efficacy is a professionally important meta-quality, positively correlated with the results of professional activity. The problem of self-efficacy in the process of formation of professional identity of “helping” occupations specialists is important from the point of view of assessing professional maturity and psychological and pedagogical support of the formation of professional personality. The study sample consisted of 93 students of 1 course of study of psychological and medical specialties aged 17 to 21 years (M=17.9, SD=3.2 (41.5% men)). The methods of research were the method of determining the level of self-efficacy (J.E. Maddux, M. Sherer, modification of L. Boyarintseva under the direction of R. Krichevsky) and “Personal differential”. The study describes the features of the predicted self-esteem at different stages of professionalization of students “helping” occupations with different levels of self-efficacy.