The New Counseling Alliance Inventory – Counselee Version Based Computer Assisted Testing For Multicultural Counseling
Herdi Herdi1, Sunaryo Kartadinata2, Agus Taufiq3

1Herdi Herdi*, Department of Guidance and Counseling, Universitas Negeri Jakarta, Jakarta, Indonesia, Post Graduate School, Universitas Pendidikan Indonesia, Bandung, Indonesia.
2Sunaryo Kartadinata, Department of Educational Psychology and Guidance, Universitas Pendidikan Indonesia, Bandung, Indonesia.
3Agus Taufiq, Department of Educational Psychology and Guidance, Universitas Pendidikan Indonesia, Bandung, Indonesia. 

Manuscript received on October 13, 2019. | Revised Manuscript received on 23 October, 2019. | Manuscript published on November 10, 2019. | PP: 4566-4570 | Volume-9 Issue-1, November 2019. | Retrieval Number: A5090119119/2019©BEIESP | DOI: 10.35940/ijitee.A5090.119119
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Abstract: Current studies have consistently found that the excellent performance of counselors and the effectiveness and efficacy of counseling are influenced by counseling alliances that are established between counselor and counselee. For this reason, the existence of a tool accurately measuring counseling alliance between counselor and counselee, especially counselee version is necessary. The purpose of this study is to develop and exam psychometric properties of Counseling Alliance Inventory-Counselee version based computer assisted testing (CAI-Ce CAT). This study used instrument development and standardization procedures. This study’s participants of 85 of counselees in Indonesia. Data were collected using questionnaire that is CAI-Ce CAT initial version in the form of Likert five-level scale. Operationally, data analysis was performed by using Rasch Model version 3.75. The results showed that CAI-Ce CAT had satisfying psychometric properties, i.e. item measure, item fit order, DIF, person measure, person fit order, variable maps, rating scale, test reliability, person reliability, and item reliability. Results suggest that the New CAI-Ce CAT can provide efficient and valid assessments of counseling alliance. However, the factor structure still needed to be improved. Further studies are needed to examine the psychometric properties of CAI-Ce CAT in various socio-demography of participants.
Keywords: Computer Assisted Testing, Counseling Alliance, Helping Relationship, Multicultural Counseling, Rasch Model, Working Alliance..
Scope of the Article: Computer Vision