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.
Session 1: Introduction
The facilitator can outline the main aims of this session as follows:
- For students to become aware of the objectives and themes that will be examined in the sessions.
- For students to work together to agree on a set of rules for the course.
- For students and facilitator(s) to share their likes and dislikes with each other to learn more about themselves and to start building trusting relationships with each other.
In this initial session it will also be important for the facilitator to clarify the aims of the project as a whole. As this is the first session in the programme, it does not follow the usual structure of subsequent sessions.
The facilitator may wish to make use of the whiteboard or flip-chart in order ...