Focused Solution Group Counseling as a Solution to Improve Career Choice Decision-making Abilities

M. Fatchurahman, Muhammad Andi Setiawan, Dina Fariza Tryani Syarif, Maria Efasanty
2020 Universal Journal of Educational Research  
The purpose of this study was to decide whether the Solution Focused Brief Therapy group counseling could improve the career choice decision-making ability. This study applies a quasi-experimental approach with a population of 47 students at the Muhammadiyah 1 Palangkaraya Senior High School. The sample amounted to sixteen people takes purposefully from the results of the Likert scale of career choice with low understanding criteria in career choice and the results of the recommendations of
more » ... seling guidance teachers in schools. The research data were collected by several data collection instruments, namely scales, observations, and a checklist of students' problems. The results of the experimental group's statistical analysis showed that the significance value of the t-test value was -1,700, with a significance level of 0.234. Because T count 1,894, the null hypothesis test is accepted, and the alternative hypothesis test rejects. While in the control group, the significance of the t-test value was 0.823, with a significance level of 0.438. The T count <T table (df = 7) with a value of 0.823 <1.894 then, the nulled hypothesis test is accepted. From the results of the two groups, there was a more significant influence on the solution-focused therapy group's counseling services than the group counseling without using techniques on students' ability to make career choice decisions.
doi:10.13189/ujer.2020.081227 fatcat:wog5avbyxzgo3heu6qoaasvz7a