Girls in Real-Life Situations (Grades 6-12)

Group Counseling Activities for Enhancing Social and Emotional Development

Includes Digital Resources!

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SKU: A190-Net

This unique group counseling curriculum for girls in grades 6-12 provides over 90 group counseling activities.

The counseling activities are divided into twelve session themes:

  • Who Am I?
  • Body Image
  • Choices
  • Communication
  • Emotions
  • Friendships
  • Relationships
  • Self-Esteem
  • Stress
  • Reaching Out
  • Tough Times
  • Who I Am!

During group lessons, girls are encouraged to share feelings and struggles as they openly discuss important issues in a safe and supportive environment.

They are given the opportunity to feel empowered, gain self-awareness, develop coping strategies, improve problem-solving skills, understand that they are not alone, and learn to make healthy decisions.

Girls in Real-Life Situations is designed for use by educators and mental health professionals in schools and other settings.

Written by Julia V. Taylor, Shannon Trice-Black
ISBN 9780878225408
Grades 6-12
240 pages
Release Date June 1, 2007

Additional information

Format

Spiral Bound

Language

English

Series

Publisher

Research Press

Shannon Trice-Black is currently a doctoral student in counseling education. She has been a school counselor for over 10 years and continues to maintain a small part-time counseling practice, working with children, adolescents, and adults. Shannon has presented her work and writings on classroom guidance, bullying, and relational aggression at conferences, workshops, and master’s level classes. She serves on the board of the Jefferson Counseling Association and the Virginia Association for Counselor Education and Supervision. In addition, Shannon is a member of the Virginia Counselors Association, Virginia School Counselors Association, and American Counseling Association.

Julia V. Taylor

Julia V. Taylor, Ph.D., is a zony, brainy and overall cool person.She is a school counselor, which means she helps kids with the trails and tribulations of growing up. She likes to run, travel, cook, and make people laugh. She is not a size or shape, she’s just Julia.

Prior to academia, Taylor worked as middle and high school counselor for eight years. Afterward, she was appointed to the founding leadership team for Wake County Public School’s first single gender academy, where she served as the Dean of Student Services. During her time as a practitioner, she focused the majority of her research on body image, media literacy, relational aggression, and girls’ leadership development. In turn, she authored The Body Image Workbook for Teens, The Bullying Workbook for Teens, Salvaging Sisterhood, G.I.R.L.S: Group Counseling Activities for Enhancing Social and Emotional Development (G.I.R.L.S. is two separate curricula, one for secondary ages, and another for elementary ages), and a children’s book, Perfectly You.

Taylor frequently presents this line of research to parents, educators, school counselors, and students across the country. She has a passion for helping girls develop a true sense of self, stand up to unrealistic media expectations, take healthy risks, and cultivate meaningful relationships.

When not working, she enjoys yoga, running, reading, and spending time with friends and family in Brooklyn, NY – her home away from home.

Shannon Trice-Black is currently a doctoral student in counseling education. She has been a school counselor for over 10 years and continues to maintain a small part-time counseling practice, working with children, adolescents, and adults. Shannon has presented her work and writings on classroom guidance, bullying, and relational aggression at conferences, workshops, and master’s level classes. She serves on the board of the Jefferson Counseling Association and the Virginia Association for Counselor Education and Supervision. In addition, Shannon is a member of the Virginia Counselors Association, Virginia School Counselors Association, and American Counseling Association.

Julia V. Taylor

Julia V. Taylor, Ph.D., is a zony, brainy and overall cool person.She is a school counselor, which means she helps kids with the trails and tribulations of growing up. She likes to run, travel, cook, and make people laugh. She is not a size or shape, she’s just Julia.

Prior to academia, Taylor worked as middle and high school counselor for eight years. Afterward, she was appointed to the founding leadership team for Wake County Public School’s first single gender academy, where she served as the Dean of Student Services. During her time as a practitioner, she focused the majority of her research on body image, media literacy, relational aggression, and girls’ leadership development. In turn, she authored The Body Image Workbook for Teens, The Bullying Workbook for Teens, Salvaging Sisterhood, G.I.R.L.S: Group Counseling Activities for Enhancing Social and Emotional Development (G.I.R.L.S. is two separate curricula, one for secondary ages, and another for elementary ages), and a children’s book, Perfectly You.

Taylor frequently presents this line of research to parents, educators, school counselors, and students across the country. She has a passion for helping girls develop a true sense of self, stand up to unrealistic media expectations, take healthy risks, and cultivate meaningful relationships.

When not working, she enjoys yoga, running, reading, and spending time with friends and family in Brooklyn, NY – her home away from home.

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