The Effect of Value Clarification Technique (VCT) Learning Model on the Knowledge of Adolescent Reproductive Health in SMK Negeri 1 Kupang

  • Meiyeriance Kapitan Health Polytechnic of Kupang
  • Mariana Oni Betan Health Polytechnic of Kupang
Keywords: Value Clarification Technique (VCT), Reproductive Health, Adolescents

Abstract

Background: Adolescence is a period of transition from childhood to adulthood around the age of 10 to 24 years. This condition is characterized by growth, changes, the rising of various opportunities and frequently reproductive health risks (UNFPA, 2000; BKKBN, 2004; Respati, 2012). The scope of reproductive health may cover adolescent reproductive health. Adolescent sexuality and reproductive health can also be defined as the physical and psychological well-being of an adolescent, including being free from unwanted pregnancies, unsafe abortion, and sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) including Human Immunodeficiency Virus/Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (HIV/AIDS). Purpose: the purpose of the present study was to investigate the effect of the value clarification technique (VCT) learning model on the knowledge of adolescent reproductive health in SMK Negeri I Kupang (State Vocational High School 1 Kupang). Method: The present study used a quantitative approach by means of the quasi-experimental technique and the pre-post test with control group design. A total of 80 samples were taken by the probability sampling technique, which was divided into 2 groups each consisting of 40 people. Results: Results showed that the VCT learning model had the effect of improving adolescents’ reproductive health knowledge with a significance value of p = 0.000 < a = 0.05. Conclusion: VCT learning model can improve the adolescents’ reproductive health knowledge thereby the authors recommend applying the Value Clarification Technique (VCT) to adolescent healthcare programs.

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Published
2018-12-31
How to Cite
Kapitan, M., & Betan, M. (2018). The Effect of Value Clarification Technique (VCT) Learning Model on the Knowledge of Adolescent Reproductive Health in SMK Negeri 1 Kupang. Proceeding 1st. International Conference Health Polytechnic of Kupang, 550-563. Retrieved from http://proceeding.poltekeskupang.ac.id/index.php/ichpk/article/view/99