Focus and Scope

The Journal Bimbingan Konseling (JBK) is the official, peer-reviewed, open-access, electronic journal of the Study Program of Guidance and Counselling, Post Graduate Program, Universitas Negeri Semarang, dedicated to research and commentary on empirical, theoretical and innovative topics in the profession of school counseling and related areas. The goal in establishing JBK was to create an exciting new resource for the school counseling profession and related area with relevant and up-to-date material.

JBK publishes original manuscripts relating to the following: school counseling; career counseling; couple, marriage, and family counseling; mental health; counseling supervision; theory development; professional counseling ethics; international counseling and multicultural issues; program applications; and integrative reviews from counseling and related fields.

The intended audience of the JBK includes National Certified Counselors, counselor educators, mental health practitioners, graduate students, researchers, supervisors, and the public. We hope you to enjoy the JBK.