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Author Guidelines

Manuscript title; written in English and/or Indonesian; font Century; size15; one space; left alignment; attract readers and convey main findings of research


Author name 1, Author name2

Affiliations 1, Affiliations 2

*Corresponding author, e-mail: author@email.xx



Written in English or Indonesia; The abstract should contain a maximum of 250 words. The abstracts should avoid any abbreviations and mathematical formulas.

The abstract is a summarization of the full report, written in one paragraph, and should include next elements:

1.  Purpose

3. Methodology

3.  Results

4.  Conclusions

5.  Recommendations

6.  Additional data

/Century, 10/.


Keywords:  should include 4-6 key words that summarize the contents of the paper /Century, 10/]






Use A4 paper, Portrait, margins Left/Right 2,5 cm, Top 2,5  cm, Bottom 2,5  cm, Line Spacing Single, Paragraph Before 0 pt, After 0 pt, Indentation Right/Left 0 pt. The introduction provides a context or background of the study, that is the gap between the expected and actual condition, supported by the latest theories and studies relevant to the problem, and the new value of research which is innovation. This section should not exceed 20% of the body of the article. /Century, 11/




This section should be clearly and concisely written. It provides practical information concerning the research methods, procedures, tools, materials, or instruments. Authors may provide the blue-print of the instrument or the materials used in the study if necessary. Commonly used statistical formula is not necessarily written in this section. Specific criteria used or established by researchers in the data collection and analyses may be described in this section. This section should not exceed 10% (for qualitative research) or 15% (for quantitative research) of the manuscript.




The Results and discussion should be written in not less than 60% of the entire body of the manuscript. Contains the findings of the study in which the results and discussion is not done separation. The hope in this discussion the author examines the findings and cross-reference with the study of theoretical and empirical studies. written by systematic, critical analysis, and informative. The use of tables, images etc. only supported clarify the discussion and confined to supporting a truly substantial, eg statistical tables of test results, test results image models and so on. Discussion of results to be argumentative regarding the relevance of the results, theory, previous research and empirical facts are found, as well as demonstrate the novelty of the findings. The use table is strongly recommended not too long, and if it is necessary to enter a long table is then created in the Annex.

The discussion section is intended to interpret the findings of the study in accordance with the theories used and not merely describe the founding. The discussion must be enriched by referring to the results of previous studies that have been published in scientific journals.


Examples of presentation of tables and figures

Table 1. Table title



Low SES (1,2)

Medium SES (3,4)

High SES (5,6)

Total of parcipant





50 (84,7%)

49 (84.4%)

50 (83.3%)


9 (15.3%)

9 (15.6%)

10 (16.7%)





Elementary or less

20 (33.8%)

4 (6.9%)


Middle & High School

39 (66,2%)

40 (69%)

32 (53.4%)

University or higher


14 (24.1%)

28 (46.6%)


Lampung, Jawa, Sunda, Semendo

Lampung, Jawa, Palembang, komering

Lampung, Jawa, Sunda, Palembang, Batak, Padang




A conclusion is not merely a re-statement of the data or findings, but a synthesis of key points and, as mentioned in the “Introduction” which eventually produces the "Results and Discussion" chapter so that there is compatibility. In addition, the prospects for developing research results and the prospects for future research applications (based on results and discussion) can also be added.




This section displays authors appreciation to sponsors, fund donors, resource persons, or parties who have an important role in conducting research.




References of Indonesian Journal of Creative Counseling written following the format APA (American Psychological Association). Writing References should use reference applications such as Mendeley, EndNote, Zotero, or other. References are sorted alphabetically. All references referred to in the article must be written in this section and everything written in the reference list must be referred to in the article. Here are some reference examples:


Submission Preparation Checklist

As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.

  1. The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).
  2. The submission file is in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, RTF, or WordPerfect document file format.
  3. Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
  4. The text is single-spaced; uses a 12-point font; employs italics, rather than underlining (except with URL addresses); and all illustrations, figures, and tables are placed within the text at the appropriate points, rather than at the end.
  5. The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines, which is found in About the Journal.
  6. If submitting to a peer-reviewed section of the journal, the instructions in Ensuring a Blind Review have been followed.

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