ERIC Number: ED212388
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981-Sep
Reference Count: 0
Adolescent Shyness and Self-Esteem. Unit for Child Studies Selected Papers Number 16.
What shyness is and how it affects teenagers, the various ways in which shyness can be manifest in teenagers, and possible causes of shyness, as well as the role of parents and their relationships with shy young people are discussed in this expanded seminar paper. Some situations in which an adolescent might be shy are identified and guidelines indicating ways parents can help their adolescent children are offered. In addition, a training manual for conducting a program of treatment sessions aimed at helping adolescents overcome shyness in opposite-sex social interactions is included in the document. The seven sessions of the program consist mainly of exercises, discussion, and homework. (A total of 16 hours of training is outlined in the manual.) (Author/RH)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Emotional Adjustment, Guidelines, Interpersonal Competence, Parent Child Relationship, Parent Role, Teaching Guides, Training
Unit for Child Studies, School of Education, University of New South Wales, P.O. Box 1, Kensington, NSW 2033, Australia ($2.00; payment should be made in Australian dollars).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: New South Wales Univ., Kensington (Australia). School of Education.
Note: Paper is based on a seminar presented at the Unit for Child Studies Spring Saturday Seminars (Kensington, Australia, September, 1981). For other papers in this series, see ED 204 029-037 and PS 012 652-660.