Natural disasters can affect the psychological well-being and mental health of people. It is necessary to develop learning skills and adaptations to the face of catastrophe. Such us accidents, children will be affected by traumatic events that initially show reactive phenomena and lead to psychological disorders. The purpose of the study was to analyze the therapeutic group’s effect on the resilience of school-age children after the Kelud mountain disaster. This study was a quasi-experimental research design (Two-group pre-post test design). The samples were collected using a simple random sampling technique by the total were 56 respondents. Therapeutic Grup Therapy was The independent variable, and the dependent variable was the resilience of school-age children. Data were collected using structured questionnaires. Data were analyzed using statistical tests Wilcoxon Sign Rank Test and Mann Whitney with significance with α=0.05. The implementation of the therapeutic group increased, and there was a significant difference between the intervention group and the control group (p=0.000). It can be concluded that the therapeutic group increases the resilience of school-age children after the Kelud mountain disaster. Resistance can be improved through changes in emotional regulation, impulse control, causal analysis, self-efficacy, optimism, empathy, and increasing positive abilities. For future studies, it is expected to focus on dominant factors that influence children’s resilience.
|Number of pages||5|
|Journal||EurAsian Journal of BioSciences|
|Publication status||Published - 1 Jan 2020|
- Therapeutic group