Universal Journal of Educational Research Vol. 8(2), pp. 631 - 637
DOI: 10.13189/ujer.2020.080236
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Peace Counseling Approach (PCA) to Reduce Negative Aggressive Behavior of Students

Wahyu Nanda Eka Saputra 1, Agus Supriyanto 1, Budi Astuti 2, Yulia Ayriza 2, Sofwan Adiputra 3,*, Augusto Da Costa 4, Ediyanto 5
1 Department Guidance and Counseling, Universitas Ahmad Dahlan, Indonesia
2 Department Guidance and Counseling, Universitas Negeri Yogyakarta, Indonesia
3 Department Guidance and Counseling, Universitas Muhammadiyah Pringsewu, Indonesia
4 Department of Psychology, Instituto Superior Cristal, Timor-Leste
5 Graduate School for International Development and Cooperation, Hiroshima University, Japan


Negative aggression behavior arises among students so an approach is needed to reduce it. Peace Counseling Approach (PCA) is an approach that develops the potential of every human being without causing violence. Peace actually resides in the human mind. Therefore, training is conducted so that the counselee has a peaceful mindset. Aggression behavior in adolescents is still a complex problem behavior. Negative aggression behavior, is the behavior of someone who intentionally hurt others both physically and psychologically using certain media. The purpose of this study was to examine the effectiveness of PCA in reducing the aggressive behavior of students. The study design uses true experimental randomized pre and post test control group design. The subjects of this study were vocational high-school students in Yogyakarta who had very high aggression behavior. Determination of research subjects using random assignment techniques. The data-collection tool used to measure aggressive behavior is the scale of aggressive behavior. The data analysis technique used in this study was the independent t-test. The results of this study indicate that aggression behavior can decrease significantly after being given a PCA intervention. Students are able to develop peaceful thoughts that can minimize the desire of students to behave in aggression.

Peace Counseling Approach, Aggressive Behavior, Peace Education

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Wahyu Nanda Eka Saputra , Agus Supriyanto , Budi Astuti , Yulia Ayriza , Sofwan Adiputra , Augusto Da Costa , Ediyanto . "Peace Counseling Approach (PCA) to Reduce Negative Aggressive Behavior of Students." Universal Journal of Educational Research 8.2 (2020) 631 - 637. doi: 10.13189/ujer.2020.080236.