the relationship between maternal involvement and self-compassion in parents of children with special needs

Hubungan Keterlibatan Ibu dan Self-compassion pada Orangtua Anak Berkebutuhan Khusus

  • Mauna Ali Universitas Negeri Jakarta

Abstract

This study aims to look at the relationship between maternal involvement and self-compassion in parents
of children with special needs. Maternal involvement is defined as maternal involvement in aspects of all
child's life seen from two different domains, namely affective and behavior. Self-compassion is the ability
of someone who can give attention and kindness to themselves when facing difficulties in life.
Researchers use quantitative methods with a psychological scale. Mother Involvement was measured
using’s the Nurturance Mothering Scales & Mother Involvement Scale developed by Finley & Schwartz,
and the self-compassion was measured by Self-compassion Scale developed by Neff. The sample used
was 165 people. Sampling uses non probability sampling. Method of data analysis in testing multiple
hypotheses using correlation techniques. The results showed a significant relationship between maternal
involvement with self-compassion with a value of r = 0.041 <p = 0.05, and a significant relationship
between maternal involvement reported with self-compassion with a value of r = 0.022 <p = 0 .5. The
results of the study of the involvement of the desired mother with self-compassion showed no significant
relationship, with a value of p> 0.05.

Published
2019-10-30