New Group Counseling Competencies Scale-Short Form to Supervise Group Counselor Candidates

Agus Taufiq, Herdi Herdi

Abstract


Abstract: Assessment of Group Counseling Competencies Scale (AGCCS) is one of the questionnaires important to assess group counseling competencies. The objective of this study is to adopt and test the psychometric properties of New Group Counseling Competencies Scale-Short Form (NGCCS-SF). This study used a new instrument adaptation procedure. A total of 73 candidates of group counselors from twoStudy Program of Guidance and Counseling in Indonesia were the participants of this study. The data of group counseling competencies were measured using NGCCS-SF. Operationally, data analysis used Rasch Model 3.75. The results of the study show that NGCCS-SF has satisfying psychometric properties. NGCCS-SF can be used as an effective and valid assessment tool for group counselor candidates in counselor education and supervision in Indonesia.

Abstrak: AGCCS menjadi salah satu kuesioner yang penting untuk menilai kompetensi konseling kelompok. Tujuan penelitian ini untuk mengadaptasi dan menguji properti psikometrik NGCCS-SF. Penelitian ini menggunakan prosedur adaptasi instrumen baru. Sebanyak 73 calon konselor kelompok dari dua Program Studi Bimbingan dan Konseling di Indonesia menjadi partisipan penelitian. Data kompetensi konseling kelompok diukur menggunakan NGCCS-SF. Secara operasional, analisis data menggunakan Rasch Model 3.75. Hasil penelitian menunjukkan bahwa NGCCS-SF memiliki properti psikometrik yang memuaskan. NGCCS-SF dapat menjadi alat asesmen calon konselor kelompok yang efisien dan valid dalam pendidikan dan supervisi konselor di Indonesia.


Keywords


group counselor candidates; group counseling competencies; Group Counseling Competencies Scale; counselor education and supervision; calon konselor kelompok; kompetensi konseling kelompok; pendidikan dan supervisi konselor

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