Pengembangan Model Siber Konseling untuk Remaja Akhir
The intensity of which is increasing the use of the internet among late adolescents. Most teenagers are able to access information through devices connected to the internet. Meanwhile, in terms of developmental psychology, adolescence is a critical period in the human development cycle. Problems with education, career planning, emotion, self-adjustment, personality development, interpersonal relationships, romantic relationships and so on become everyday problems faced in adolescence. Looking at the reality, it will be more effective if synergies are carried out between counseling that will help adolescents to overcome their problems with the new habits of adolescents in accessing information through the internet. A possible solution is a counseling Siber model.
The purpose of this study is to explore the appropriate Siber counseling model for the late adolescent. This study explores siber counseling. The subjects were teenagers aged 17 to 21 who lived in the regency and city of Bekasi, West Java, amounting to 148 people. The procedure to be carried out is to distribute questionnaires, review literature related to siber counseling, structured interviews and focus group discussions to determine the perceptions and perspectives of counselors and adolescent clients related to online counseling.
The results obtained that the final adolescents in the City and Regency of Bekasi who were the subjects in this study were 86.6% interested in using online counseling. The desired media is a chat feature of 60.1%. The most needed thing from online counseling features is speed of response, ease of access, place and time efficiency. While the problem that is expected to be handled is the problem of personality, education and family. While the opinions of counselors or psychologists still do not agree on the opportunities for online counseling related to technological readiness and the absence of face-to-face interactions that might reduce interpretation in the counseling process.