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ERIC Number: EJ856464
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009-Jun
Pages: 19
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-0193-3922
Implementing Self-Advocacy Training within a Brief Psychoeducational Group to Improve the Academic Motivation of Black Adolescents
Dowden, Angel Riddick
Journal for Specialists in Group Work, v34 n2 p118-136 Jun 2009
Black adolescents are confronted with ongoing social barriers that affect their academic motivation. School counselors can improve the educational landscape for Black adolescents by employing advocacy competencies in their schools. In this article I describe a brief psychoeducational group that can be used to teach self-advocacy skills to Black adolescents, with the ultimate goal of improving their self-concept and academic motivation.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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