Volume 14 No 2 (2022): International Journal of Early Childhood Special Education

CONSTRUCTION, VALIDITY AND RELIABILITY OF MENTAL HEALTH MODULE FOR STUDENTS OF INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION (MYKM) IN MALAYSIA BASED ON COGNITIVE BEHAVIORAL THERAPY (CBT)


Dr Fauziah Mohd Sa'ad, Dr Asma Perveen , Prof Dr Mohd Aziz Shah Mohd Arip, Prof Dr Eng Tek Ong, Dr Norazani Ahmad, Mohd Noor Idris

DOI: 10.9756/INT-JECSE/V14I2.005

Keywords: Construction, Validity, Reliability, Mental Health Module for Students of Institutions of Higher Education (MYKM), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT).


Abstract

This study aims to construct and test the validity and reliability of Mental Health Module for Students of Institutions of Higher Education (MYKM). This module is based on Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT). The validity of this module was tested using two questionnaires, the Content Validity of Module Questionnaire and the Strategy and Activity Suitability Validity Questionnaire Meanwhile, the reliability of this module was tested using the MYKM Reliability Questionnaire. MYKM consists of six (6) main strategies and 34 self-activities. Testing the content validity of MYKM module was evaluated by 35 expert panels consisting of academics, psychological practitioners and counselors in Institutions of Higher Education throughout Malaysia. The overall content validity value of MYKM module scored 87.71%. The overall validity of MYKM's strategy and activities scored 89.63%. While the MYKM reliability value involved 35 expert panels obtained a Cronbach Alpha value of .990. Based on the findings of high validity and reliability, MYKM is suitable to be use and can be applied to students of institutions of higher education throughout Malaysia.

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