Group Counseling To Reduce Verbal Aggressive Behavior In Street Children
Aulya Maharani1, Tatik Meiyuntari2
1Professional Psychology Study Program Faculty of Psychology, University of 17 August 1945 2Surabaya Jl. Semolowaru No. 45, Menur Pumpungan Sukolilo District, Surabaya, East Java 60118 *Corresponding Author: firstname.lastname@example.org
The condition of children on the streets is very concerned about being beggars, buskers, or vagrants, from day to day the number tends to increase. Group members consist of 7 people. The entire group is a street child sheltered by the SSCS organization who is 12 years old and still in elementary school (SD). Group assessment design by observation, interview, pre-test, and post-test. Parties involved in practice, administrators of street children's organizations, and members of SSCS street children. It can be concluded that members of the street children group in the SSCS organization tend to show verbal aggression towards both friends and road users. Some cases such as fights between road users and friends both at school and at basecamp as rude, insulting, angry, swearing, and mocking. Interventions to reduce the level of verbal aggression include group counseling. This is useful for group members who get different situations every day so that they control their emotions well. The result of this intervention is to decrease the level of verbal aggression of group members and change the way group members think by changing the way they are at red lights so that they can be accepted in their environment.
Keywords: Counseling, Verbal Aggressive Behavior, Street Children