Resilient, Disaster-Responsive Children: Psychoeducation on Landslide Preparedness to Enhance Students’ Knowledge

  • Maria Ardhita Mahayu Pramesti Universitas 17 Agustus 1945 Surabaya
  • Zuli Intan Universitas 17 Agustus 1945 Surabaya
  • A. Sulthanil Awliya Universitas 17 Agustus 1945 Surabaya
  • Livia Natania Setiawan Universitas 17 Agustus 1945 Surabaya
  • Tatik Meiyuntariningsih Universitas 17 Agustus 1945 Surabaya


Indonesia holds the top position in terms of the number of fatalities resulting from natural disasters. Galengdowo Village is recognized as one of the areas highly susceptible to landslides. Geologically situated within Wonosalam District, Jombang Regency, East Java Province, Galengdowo Village often witnesses vulnerable human settlements prone to such risks. The potential victims of landslides encompass individuals from various societal strata. The objective of this study is to enhance children's comprehension regarding their response to landslide disasters. The participants in this psychoeducational initiative comprise 20 students from the 2nd grade of Galengdowo Primary School 2, located in Wonosalam District, Jombang Regency. The employed approach entails the utilization of psychoeducation methodologies. The research findings demonstrate a significant improvement in the mean scores pre-and post-implementation of the landslide psychoeducation program (p=0.002<0.05), thus highlighting the influence of the psychoeducational intervention in enhancing the knowledge of the 2nd-grade students of Galengdowo Primary School 2 pertaining to landslide disasters.

Keywords: Landslides; Psychoeducation


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