Minimizing behavioral disorders in victims and bullying in perpetrators by providing counseling groups in MI Roudlotul Banat Taman-Sidoarjo, Indonesia
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Bullying is known as a social problem, which can be found at the elementary school level. The purpose of this study was to investigate the effect of group counseling in minimizing the behavior disorders among victims and perpetrators of bullying. The design in this study uses Pre- Experiment with approach one group preposttest design. The population in this study was all children in grades V and VI who experience bullying. The results of the study before counseling groups at MI Roudlotul Banat Sidoarjo obtained an average value (mean) of 76.23 and after counseling groups obtained an average value (mean 89.14). The Paired T-Test got the value p = 0.000 with significance level α = 0.05, meaning that there is an influence of group counseling on the reduction of victim behavior disorder and perpetrators bullying. The conclusion of this study is that group discussion can minimize behavior disorders, therefore it is expected that teachers can apply group counseling methods as a program to reduce behavioral disorders in victims and actors bullying.