The Effect of Emotional Intelligence Education on the Prevention of Adolescent Delinquency in Indonesia

Authors

  • Maryati Tombokan
  • Naharia Laubo
  • Rahman
  • Hafni Van Gobel
  • Muh. Ardi

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.37506/ijfmt.v15i3.15849

Keywords:

Education; Emotional Intelligence; Adolescent Delinquency

Abstract

Objective: The research objective was to determine the differences in the emotional intelligence level
of vocational school (VHS) students before and after being given education on adolescent delinquency
prevention in Gowa, South Sulawesi Province, and Gorontalo, Gorontalo Province. Method: Pre Experiment
research method with Two Group Pre Test and Post Test Control Design. Sampling with purposive sampling
with a total number of respondents 110 people. Data collection used a questionnaire to measure emotional
intelligence and identify the form of adolescent delinquency using a Likert scale, data analysis using
Wilcoxon analysis to see the level of emotional intelligence before education, and Mann-Whitney analysis
test, after education. Result: The results showed that there were differences before and after education in
VHS Gowa students, but there was no difference in emotional intelligence before and after education on
VHS Gorontalo students, there was no difference in Emotional Intelligence between the intervention and
control groups before and after education and there was no difference. student delinquency both in the
intervention group and control group before and after emotional intelligence education. Conclusion: The
recommendations that can be given are the importance of parental supervision of students, especially in
choosing friends to do activities outside the home, and cross-sectoral cooperation is needed in promotive and
preventive efforts supervision and control of all forms of adolescent or student delinquency.

Author Biographies

Maryati Tombokan

Associate Professor in Nursing Department of Health Polytechnic Ministry of Health in Makassar and Researcher
in the Center of Excellent on Urban Health of Health Polytechnic of Ministry of Health in Makassar, Indonesia

Naharia Laubo

Associate Professor, Nursing Department of Health Polytechnic Ministry of Health in
Makassar

Rahman

Assistant Professor in Nursing Department of Health Polytechnic Ministry of Health in
Makassar,

Hafni Van Gobel

Assistant Professor in Nursing Department of Health Polytechnic Ministry of Health in Gorontalo,

Muh. Ardi

Assistant Professor in Nursing Department of Health Polytechnic Ministry of Health in Makassar

Published

2021-05-17

How to Cite

Maryati Tombokan, Naharia Laubo, Rahman, Hafni Van Gobel, & Muh. Ardi. (2021). The Effect of Emotional Intelligence Education on the Prevention of Adolescent Delinquency in Indonesia. Indian Journal of Forensic Medicine & Toxicology, 15(3), 3547-3553. https://doi.org/10.37506/ijfmt.v15i3.15849

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