Social Stories Punakawan (clown-puppet) as a Means of Traumatic Healing Intervention for Children After Mount Merapi Disaster

Yuwanto, Listyo and Adi , Cyntia Maria Poedjianto (2013) Social Stories Punakawan (clown-puppet) as a Means of Traumatic Healing Intervention for Children After Mount Merapi Disaster. In: Capacity Building Workshop : Building Individual and Organizational Capacity for Psychological Intervention After Disaster in Asia and Pacific REgion, 11-14 Oktober 2013, Beijing, China. (In Press)


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One of the impacts of the Mount Merapi eruption in Central Java Indonesia for children is suffered psychological trauma. Some indicators are moody, silent, low expressive, and less enthusiasm in carrying out education after disasters. These conditions need psychological intervention using social stories Punakawan. Based on a literature review, social stories can be used as a means of psychological intervention. Social stories provide information about something that happened in a situation, the cause, what should be done, and designed according to the level of children's development. This paper aims to describe social stories using Punakawan (clown-puppet) a5 ·a form of traumatic healing for children. Punakawan consist of Semar, Gareng, Petruk, and Bagong are a famous puppet characters for the children of Mount Merapi refugees and the model of life. Social stories are given advice about daily living such as hygiene behavior, the behavior of mutual assistance, cooperation aimed reducing children's negative emotions after the eruption of Mount Merapi. The method used effectively as a form of traumatic healing for children to explore the value of indigenous psychology of Mount Merapi refugees.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Poster)
Uncontrolled Keywords: social strories, punakawan, traumatic healing intervention, disaster
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology
Divisions: Faculty of Psychology > Department of Psychology
Depositing User: Adpesdam Ubaya
Date Deposited: 14 Jul 2014 03:52
Last Modified: 14 Jul 2014 03:52

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