Adaptation of the Indonesian Version of the Children's Hope Scale


Hope in children has an important role to increase many positive aspects in life. Hope in children can also increase academic success. There has not been much research on hope in children in Indonesia. Snyder et al. (1997) made two hope measuring tools, the first is hope for adults called the Adult Hope Scale (AHS) and hope for children called the Children’s Hope Scale (CHS). AHS has been adapted into Indonesia by Novrianto and Menaldi (2022). Meanwhile, CHS has not yet been adapted into Indonesia. The purpose of this study is the adaptation of the Children’s Hope Scale into Indonesia with the Indonesian population as the subject. The research subjects were aged between 8 and 16 years according to the theory by Snyder et al. (1997), male and female, totaling 297 children. Data analysis was done using confirmatory factor analysis (CFA) with the help of Jamovi software. The results of the analysis showed that the Children’s Hope Scale can measure the hope of children in Indonesia (RMSEA = 0.15 [moderate fit]; SRMR = 0.04; TLI = 0.91; CFI = 0.94).

Keywords: children’s hope, children’s hope scale, hope

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