All Different, All Beautiful
A short course for young women to develop their self-awareness, increase their personal aspirations and develop their positive relationship skills.
When: Starts Thursday, 31st March 5.30-7.30pm and runs weekly for 10 weeks
Where: Sussed Information, Advice and Guidance Centre, Wimborne Road, Kinson
Who is this course for?
Young women, aged 13-18 who would benefit with support regarding:
- Low self esteem
- Social isolation
- Negative thought patterns
- Low aspirations
The young women who will gain most from the course are those between the ages of 13 and 18 and who have an interest in developing skills which will help them to build self esteem and confidence.
The course is designed for young women to explore the pressures that are placed on them by self, peers, family and media that impact on confidence, self esteem and decision making. The course will reflect and analyse body image with the aim of young people having a realistic view of healthy body image. Throughout the course we will reflect on how thoughts feelings and actions of self and other impacts on self-esteem both in positive and negative ways. Relationships will be examined to identify healthy and unhealthy traits, the effects of these and the impact on health and wellbeing.
Throughout the course we will be highlighting the emotional impact of thoughts, feelings and actions on self esteem.
Week 1: Young people begin to form as a group within a safe and supportive environment.
Week 2: Being a woman – exploring personal values and current attitudes in society
Week3: Body Image
Week 4: Self Esteem
Week 5: Positive thinking
Week 6: Senses & Sensuality
Week 7: Relationships
Week 8: Eliminating risk
Week 9; Aspirations & Goal setting
Week 10: Review, and celebration
By the end of the course each participants will:
- Recognise the importance of self esteem, self confidence, motivation and attitude
- Know how self-esteem, confidence, motivation and attitude affects them
- Have identified ways to improve personal confidence and motivation
- Have a personal plan to support their on-going development
- Recognise and have strategies to deal with negative self-talk
Each participant will be able to measure their progress using the Warwick-Edinburgh Mental Well-being Scale and will leave the course with an individual action plan to continue their personal development.
If you want to know more about the course, please contact Vicky Walsh at Sussed on 01202 574308
To make a referral: please complete a Request for Service form and send it to IYS@bournemouth.gov.uk by 14th March 2016. Please indicate on the form that you are requesting the All Different, All Beautiful course.