Using Solution Focused Brief Counseling to Reduce Axienty in Facing the Examination Vocational High School Students

Gumilang, Galang Surya (2020) Using Solution Focused Brief Counseling to Reduce Axienty in Facing the Examination Vocational High School Students. INTERNATIONAL RESEARCH JOURNAL OF MULTIDISCIPLINARY STUDIES, 6 (3). pp. 1-14. ISSN 2454-8499

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Vocational high school students are in the late adolescent development phase. One of the characteristics of late adolescents is emotional instability, which is indicated by anxiety in the face of exams. Considering anxiety can hamper student academic achievement, there is a need for assistance through a Solution Focus Concise Counseling approach. This study aims to determine the effectiveness of Solution Focused Brief Counseling to reduce anxiety in facing exams for vocational high school students. This study uses an experimental research design with a single subject design. The form of research design used is Baseline (A1)  Intervention (B)  Baseline (A2). The subjects of this study were 6 students of class XII vocational high school (SMKN 1 Kota Kediri). Data were collected using anxiety scales, observation guidelines, and interview guidelines. Data analysis using visual data analysis, and statistical analysis of the Wilcoxon matched-pairs signed-ranks test. The results of the study showed that Solution Focused Brief Counseling effectively reduced student anxiety in facing the exam. This approach focuses on helping students set goals and solutions, foster a sense of optimism, and foster student motivation to change their behavior through various techniques used in Solution Focused Brief Counseling, so that the anxiety problems experienced can be immediately addressed. Based on research findings and discussions it is recommended for the counselor should use the Solution Focused Brief Counseling approach in reducing student anxiety when facing exams. For counselees, can help to reduce anxiety facing the test experienced by them. For further researchers can take research subjects from different grade levels such as vocational high school students class XII.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: 710 Education science > 803 Guidance and counseling
Divisions: Fakultas Keguruan dan Ilmu Pendidikan > S1-Bimbingan dan Konseling
Depositing User: Galang Surya Gumilang
Date Deposited: 06 Apr 2021 09:27
Last Modified: 02 Sep 2022 14:39

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