Adolescent Females And Self Esteem

1262 WordsMay 4, 20176 Pages
A psychoeducational counseling group to increase self-esteem in adolescent females ages 15 to 17. The concept of self-esteem is discussed in depth in the proposed group program. Adolescence is a crucial time in developing a sense of self and strong self-esteem. Adolescent females experience low levels of self-esteem and have conflict with their identity during this time. The group proposal is designed to increase self-esteem and to teach new skills to have a stronger sense of self. Keywords: Adolescent, females, self-esteem Group Proposal for Adolescent Females to Build Self-Esteem Adolescent females often have to face physical and social changes that can affect their self-esteem. The self-esteem of an individual can affect his…show more content…
It will focus on a members cognitive, affective, and behavioral skills through a structured setting within and across meetings (Corey, et al., 2010, p.11). Sessions will be designed in a structured format and around different themes (Corey, et. al., 2010, p.11). Members will be allowed time to discuss and process various topics and interventions that will be covered. The group will be a closed group. The group will be announced through a brochure that will cover (1) disclosure statement, (2) statement of goals and purpose, (3) expectation for group participation, (4) policies for entering and exiting the the group, (5) rights and responsibilities of group members and the group leader, (6) disclosure to of information to others and documenting procedures, (7) group leader and members procedures for consultation, (8) education, (9) procedures and techniques to be used, (10) time parameters, (11) qualifications of group leader (Corey, et.al., 2010). The brochure will inform referring agencies and help avoid miscommunication of the group 's purpose. The brochure will be distributed to teachers, school counseling, school administrative staff, potential participants and parents. Group Screening and Membership Studies have found that adolescents benefited from self-esteem based counselling interventions. The ones benefitted the most were those with externalizing problems (e.g., overt behavioural issues), internalizing
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