Group Proposal: Enhancing Self-Esteem among the Adolescents Student’s Name Course Course code Class Institution Date Group Proposal: Enhancing Self-Esteem among the Adolescents Identify critique and discuss a practice context where you believe group-work is an appropriate social work intervention for change Self-esteem is a concept that does not have an actual definition but plays a vital role in the everyday interactions of a person irrespective of their age. Researchers and behaviorist have attempted to have a reasonable rationale for a definition of the ability to accept oneself and have a self-value. Maslow defines self-esteem in relation to the hierarchy of need as the ability of a person to assess their worth and value as per their immediate society (Malekoff 2015). Despite the complexity of the verbiage in the definition of this concept the self-esteem of the adolescent has significant implications for their development both in their current state and of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry 54(12) pp.984-990. Corey G. 2015. Theory and practice of counseling and psychotherapy. Nelson Education. Kadushin A. and Harkness D. 2014. Supervision in social work. Columbia University Press. Liu M. Wu L. and Ming Q. 2015. How does physical activity intervention improve self-esteem and self-concept in children and adolescents? Evidence from a meta-analysis. PloS one 10(8) p.e0134804. Malekoff A. 2015. Group work with adolescents: Principles and practice. Guilford Publications. Myers J.E. Willse J.T. and Villalba J.A. 2011. Promoting self‐esteem in adolescents: the influence of wellness factors. Journal of Counseling & Development 89(1) pp.28-36. Parks C.D. 2018. Group performance and interaction. Routledge. Plummer D. 2014. Helping adolescents and adults to build self-esteem: A photocopiable resource book. Jessica Kingsley Publishers. Rosenberg M. 2015. Society and the adolescent self-image. Princeton university press. Velasquez M.M. Crouch C. Stephens N.S. and DiClemente C.C. 2015. Group treatment for substance abuse: A stages-of-change therapy manual. Guilford Publications. [...]
Present a proposal for a group using the six headings listed below (along with approx. word counts for each section) 1. Identify, critique and discuss a practice context where you believe group-work is an appropriate social work intervention for change (750 words). 2. Outline the type of group, 1 purpose statement and 3 aims outcome statements that are be appropriate for this situation (100 words). 3. Discuss and critique the proposed leadership structure of the group, while considering a variety of alternative styles (450 words). 4. Outline the process that you would take to identify, recruit and engage with the people who may participate in this group (550 words). 5. Provide a description of the ‘ideal’ physical setting and any resources needed to run the group (250 words). 6. Outline the criteria and process of evaluation that would be used to assess the effectiveness of the group program (400 words). Use references from appropriate texts to support the rationale for your proposed group. Give a brief rationale, using group-work theory or professional literature for your decision-making in each of the sections. This proposal should be a document which presents a compelling and congruent argument for working with a group of people.