The Effectiveness of Group Solution-Focused Guided Imagery Counseling Model to Overcome Problems of Primary School Students
Available Online September 2017.
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- group counseling, solution-focused, guided imagery, students' problems, primary school
- Upper grade primary school students, especially the sixth graders, are at the time of puberty, namely the beginning period of early adolescence. At this time, the reproductive organs are beginning to mature, affecting all aspects of the students' development, whether relating to the development of personal life, social, learning, and career planning. In the implementation of developmental tasks, upper grade primary school students face various problems: personal, social relations, learning, and career planning. The problems are physical and health development issues, self-development issues, social adjustment issues, academic development issues, and career planning issues. In order that upper grade primary school students to carry out their developmental tasks optimally, they need helping to overcome their problems with certain counseling models. Among them is a group solution-focused guided imagery counseling model. This counseling model was effective and efficient in helping adult counselees to overcome their recurrent problems. Given the effective and efficient counseling model for overcoming adult counselee problems, the counseling model is expected to be effective and efficient in helping upper grade primary school students to overcome their problems. Therefore it is necessary to examine the effectiveness of the counseling model for overcoming the problems of upper grade primary school students. To achieve this expectation, an experimental study with pre-post design with one experimental group was conducted. The objective was to know the effectiveness and efficiency of the counseling model in helping upper grade primary school students to construct solution for their problems. The subjects consisted of 96 upper grade primary school students taken randomly based on the primary school clusters in Malang City. Data were collected by problem solution rating scale and the data analyzed using t test with paired samples. The results showed that group solution-focused guided imagery counseling model effective and efficient to help upper grade primary school students construct solution for their problems. Based on the results of this study suggested that the counseling model could be used as an alternative counseling model in helping upper grade primary school students for constructing solutions for their problems. In addition, further researches need to be done with broader and diverse research subjects through a true experimental design.
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TY - CONF AU - M. Raml PY - 2017/09 DA - 2017/09 TI - The Effectiveness of Group Solution-Focused Guided Imagery Counseling Model to Overcome Problems of Primary School Students BT - 9th International Conference for Science Educators and Teachers (ICSET 2017) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 208 EP - 213 SN - 2352-5398 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/icset-17.2017.35 DO - https://doi.org/10.2991/icset-17.2017.35 ID - Raml2017/09 ER -