Master of Psychology, University of Medan Area in collaboration with North Sumatra BPSDM Regional Lecturer Widyaiswara & North Sumatra Provincial Education Expert Staff, Smart Aurica School's Listening and Speakers Foundation and the Head of Sumber Melati Diski Village held a webinar with the theme "Online Psychology in the Pandemic Era" using media Zoom application on Saturday, May 30, 2020.
This national webinar was attended by more than 500 participants from various regions throughout Indonesia, including: Aceh, Sumatra, Java, Kalimantan, Sulawesi, Bali, Papua, and other countries including Australia and Sweden.
Before the webinar was opened, the first opening remarks were directly by the Postgraduate Director Prof. Dr. Ir. Hj. Retna Astuti K., MS. he is S3 Agricultural Sciences University of Gadjah Mada, in remarks by the Director of Postgraduate Prof. Dr. Ir. Hj. Retna Astuti K., MS. thank you to the team who supported the Psychology Masters webinar, the IT and P2TI teams and I thank the participants who had participated in the webinar which was very encouraging for the participants who registered so many who participated, hopefully the UMA Postgraduate will hold another Webinar and the webinar will take place later Agribusiness Magitarian, said Prof. Retno.
After the opening by the Director of the Postgraduate Program at UMA, it was then opened by the speaker. He was once a certified international research reviewer and there were many more awards related to Psychology, and he was the Chairperson of the UMA Master of Psychology Study Program Prof. Dr. Sri Milfayetty, MS. Kons in his presentation said in a friend who was brought by online psychology in the covid pandemic era 19, so this online psychology we will discuss about mental health and psychological health in the network before and after this Covid 19 PSBB. sri nilfayetty said.
"Previously there was covid 19 before we had already done online learning, namely conducting Interventions on Special Children with Neurofeedback and this was done online, so our students are trained to be able to conduct research on Neurofeedback and all of these programs in the network", stressed Sri nilfayetty.
Then after Covid 19 came up to us many changes happened, now the lecture activities at Medan Area University are carried out in the network by fulfilling the requirements to maintain health at this Covid 19, and for 3 months covid 19 lasted we found conditions affecting mental health or psychological well-being of both students and workers from home, some are disturbed by the effectiveness of their daily lives, some begin to experience psychological well-being because they stay at home too long, because for this kind of thing UMA tries to help the community with the Psychology Masters webinar activities like this how people can get out of the problems they face, is very good information that was discussed by the speaker Prof. Dr. Sri Milfayetty, MS. Kons.
The next speaker was presented by Dr. Hironymus Ghodang, S.Pd, M.Sc. He is a Middle Lecturer of BPSDM North Sumatra Province & North Sumatra Provincial Education Expert and he is currently a UMA Masters in Psychology and he is very pleased to be a resource at the UMA Masters in Psychology webinar, in giving material about how online psychology is, but before that Mr. Hironymus Ghodang will present 2 things about Covid 19, many think Covid 19 is an enemy by the leaders of WHO etc. Many say this is an enemy and some consider Covid 19 to be a partner.
The Psychology Masters Webinar with the theme "Online Psychology in the Pandemic Era" this time many speakers invited questions why they thought Covid 19 was the enemy and considered Covid 19 a partner. well before thoroughly reviewing the material presented by Mr. Hironymus Ghodang then continued by the speaker Septiana Sari, S.Ked as the Smart Aurica School's Listening & Speaking Foundation by bringing special prikology material for families and children online how the role of parents as teachers at home but sometimes also how to respond if children are always angry with their parents if they study at home what we have to tell the children to want to study at home, so as parents can give messages through audio visual so that they can understand how they are responding to clean living and responding covid This 19th.
The resource persons hoped that with the implementation of this webinar the participants could conclude that Psychology could also be carried out through online / online media without having to meet face to face with psychologist practitioners.
For more information related to this webinar that gives a lot of insight on how to address Online Psychology on Covid 19, you can see YouTube University of Medan Area and the link here