Taking Charge: A School-Based Life Skills Program for Adolescent Mothers

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Taking Charge is the first empirically tested program of its kind, designed specifically to improve academic achievement and self-sufficiency for adolescent and teenage mothers, who face increased risk of dropping out and experiencing poverty. This eight-session, in-school group intervention uses cognitive-behavioral principles to bolster life skills such as focusing on action, setting goals, solving problems, and coping. The message embedded in the curriculum is one of self-efficacy and self-confidence, drawing on young ...

Taking Charge: A School-Based Life Skills Program for Adolescent Mothers 2007, Oxford University Press, USA, Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9780195172942

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