Effectiveness Of Cognitive-Behavioral Group Counseling to Reduce Vocational High School Students’ Doubts in Career Decision

ICETA 8 || 8th International Conference on Educational Technology of Adi Buana Surabaya
29 Oktober 2016 || ISBN: 978-979-8559-98-3
Penerbit : University of PGRI Adi Buana Surabaya

Penulis 1: Muwakhidah
Penulis 2: Cindy Asli Pravesti


This research was based on the phenomenon that occurred in the field indicating the attitudes arid behaviors that led to vocational students’ doubts in career decision making. The purpose of this research was to reduce the doubts in career decision making of vocational students through Cognitive Behavior group counseling. The study design used the pretest-posttest control group design.There were two types of instruments used: treated and measurement instruments. The treatment instrument consisted of books of KKKB guide for counselors, while the measuring instrument consisted of career decision-making doubts scale which had validity value R of above 0.320 and reliability of 0.855 and student self-reflection sheets. The data analysis used Two-Independent-Sample Test-Mann-Whitney U. The statistical analysis showed that the value of Zcounte Zrable, i.e. -3.315 then HO was rejected. That means that Cognitive Behavior group counseling was effective for lowering doubts of vocational students’ career decision making.