Model of Handling Sexual Harassment to Childrenusing Story Telling
Ariatmi, Siti Zuhriah
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As in other parts of the world, sexual harassment to children in Indonesia is proceeding to alarming. Children have highest risks to sexual harassment since children have no knowledge on it, it can be occured anywhere, and anybody can be the doer. The victims of sexual harassment to children can be from any social strata, and can be male and female. This research was aimed at probbing the forms of sexual harassment to children; forming the model of handling the sexual harassment; and making a training modul of „story telling‟. This research used some approaches (multi-method), namely quantitative and qualitative. The subjects of this research were children who were the victims of sexual harasment, teachers of Kindergarten and elementary schools in Surakarta. From the interviews, it could be found that the forms of the sexual harassment to children of 5 to 8 years old were sexual abuses, namely touching/palpation to the genital, lips kissing, and oral stimuly to the genital. One of the effort implemented in this research was story telling. The stories were developed based on the identification of the forms of sexual harassment. The stories were written in the form of „story book with pictures‟. Story telling method was used as one of the intervention media which contained the stories that told and helped the children of how to face the doer and what to do after the incident. The result of the book validation of 4 experts was that the Content Validity Index was .75. It could be concluded that the quality of the book is good and fulfill the elements needed. The model and equipment developed were limited to the making of media and modul for the teachers. Sugestion given to this research was that after the model and media were tried out and reflection and evaluation were formulated, the research can be developed directed to treat the victims.