Developing Emotional Literacy with Teenage Girls: Developing Confidence, Self-Esteem and Self-Respect

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SAGE, Jul 8, 2005 - Education - 96 pages
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This ten-session program improves adolescent girls' confidence, self-esteem and self-awareness, encouraging students to develop problem-solving strategies about peer pressure, sex, substance abuse, and being a parent.

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Introduction and Rationale
Session 1 Introduction
Session 2 Emotional Literacy
Session 3 Selfesteem and Positive Thinking
Session 4 Peer Pressure
Session 5 Friendship and Relationships
Session 6 Sex
Session 7 Role Models
Session 8 Being A Parent
Session 9 Drugs and Alcohol
Session 10 Evaluation and Looking Forward

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Tina Rae specializes in social, emotional and behavioral disorders and difficulties. She has undertaken research in the areas of engagement and disaffection with learning in young people, debriefing following critical incidents, attachment disorders, emotional well being and the psychological assessment of young offenders. Rae is experienced in assessing children and young people with respect to learning difficulties, emotional well being and relationships with carers. She is a registered member of the Health Professions Council and a full member of the British Psychological Society. She is currently a Professional and Academic tutor on the Doctorate in Child and Educational Psychology at UEL. Tina is a member of the SEBDA executive and council and a member of ENSEC. With 68 publications to date, she has written extensively on topics such as well-being, attachment, resilience, emotional literacy, behavioural problems, anger and stress management, critical incidents, cognitive behavioural therapy, motivational interviewing, solution focused brief therapy, loss and bereavement in young people, youth offending and social skills development.

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