Identification of Family Functioning on Families with Disable Children

., Setiasih and Yuwanto, Listyo and Wahyuningsih, Sri (2017) Identification of Family Functioning on Families with Disable Children. In: Proceeding Book 6th Asian Psychological Association Covention 2017. FPPsi Fakultas Psikologi Universitas Negeri Malang, Malang, pp. 99-104. ISBN 978-602-61871-2-3

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Although persons with disabilities have limited physical and psychic abilities, they are expected to organize themselves to execute the functions of daily life. This capability is ideal formed from childhood and takes the role of parents (family) and school. Education of children with disabilities is the responsibility of the school and takes the role of parents or family. Poorly of family functioning will have an impact on the incidence of academic, personal, and social relations. The purpose of this study is to identify family functioning in families with disabilities children. Participants are taken from around 31 parents of children with disabilities in YPAC Malang. Data were collected using questionnaires and interviews. Results of descriptive statistics showed that most of the family functioning in average category (61.3%) and low category (38.7%). Families can fulfill their role as parents (83.9%), can solve existing problems in the family (35.5%) and communicating with family members (51.6%). Aspects of family functioning particularly affective responsiveness, affective involvement, behavior control, and general functioning are in the low category. Theoretical and practical implications of this finding are discussed.

Item Type: Book Section
Uncontrolled Keywords: Family functioning, families with disabilities children
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology
Divisions: Faculty of Psychology > Department of Psychology
Depositing User: Ester Sri W. 196039
Date Deposited: 24 Oct 2018 07:21
Last Modified: 24 Oct 2018 07:21

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