ERIC Number: EJ793810
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008
Reference Count: 38
Benefits of a Holistic Group Counseling Model to Promote Wellness for Girls at Risk for Delinquency: An Exploratory Study
Smith-Adcock, Sondra; Webster, Stephanie M.; Leonard, Lindsay G.; Walker, Jennifer L.
Journal of Humanistic Counseling, Education and Development, v47 n1 p111 Spr 2008
The current study examined a group counseling intervention developed to promote wellness in adolescent girls at an alternative school. Findings indicated that the wellness intervention helped girls to broaden their ideas about wellness and to set personal wellness goals. Implications for practice and recommendations for future research are provided.
Descriptors: Nontraditional Education, Intervention, Females, Wellness, Group Counseling, Counseling Techniques, Counseling Effectiveness, Holistic Approach, At Risk Persons, Delinquency, Grade 9, Grade 10, High School Students, Adolescents, Gender Differences
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Grade 10; Grade 9; High Schools
Audience: Counselors; Researchers
Authoring Institution: N/A