The Relationship Between Peer Educators‟ Skills And The Utilization Of Youth Counseling And Information Center At State Senior High School 5 Of Yogyakarta

Dhesi Ari Astuti, Nila Qurniasih, Fani Khoerunisa

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Background: Reproductive health condition is very important in national development. Permissive attitude, experimental sexual, and lack of accurate information lead to a threat of sexual health for teenagers. The government, associated with badan koordinasi keluarga berencana nasional (BKKBN), develops a peer educators community program called Youth Counseling and Information Center/ pusat informasi konseling remaja (PIK-R). Aim: The purpose of the study was to investigate the relationship between the peer educators‘ skill and the utilization of youth counseling and information center (PIK-R) on teenagers at State Senior High School 5 of Yogyakarta in 2015. Method: This research employed analytical survey method with cross sectional time approach. There were 141 samples taken through a simple random sampling. The data were then analyzed by using Kendall Tau formula. Result: The results showed that 85.8% or 121 students have sufficient educating skills. The utilization of youth counseling and information center (PIK-R) is in good category as much as 76.6% or 108. There is a relationship between peer educators‘ skills with significant value of 0.001<0.05 and the coefficient correlation is 0.202 with low correlation. Conclusion: There is a relationship between peer educators‘ skills and the utilization of Youth

counseling and Information Center (PIK-R) on young at State Senior High School 5 of Yogyakarta.


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