The Teen Self-Esteem Workshop: Strategies to Help Teens Build Confidence, Resilience, Respect and Personal Efficacy

Good Shepherd Services – Human Services Workshops(view reviews)

Wednesday, October 26, 2011, 9:30am - 4:30pm

Training Location:

12 West 12th Street corner of 5th Ave.
New York, NY, 10011




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Age Groups:

11-14, 14-18, 19+


Training, workshop, or forum (in-person)

Training Audience:

Front-Line Staff, Teacher, Site Coordinator/Program Director


35 participant maximum

College Credit:


Minimum Education:


Fulfills New York State School Age Child Care SACC Training Requirement(s):


SACC Requirement(s):

Principles of childhood development, including the appropriate supervision of children, meeting the needs of children enrolled in the program with physical or emotional challenges and behavior management and discipline

Youth Professionals Core Competencies Covered:

Child and youth development



Helping adolescents build high self-esteem is key to their success. As a youth service provider you have many opportunities to help adolescents build self-esteem, which will be explored in this workshop. In this workshop adapted from the book, “Young, Gifted and Doing It: 52 Power Moves for Teens,” by Cassandra Mack, participants will discover simple yet effective strategies that they can utilize to help adolescents build developmental assets, healthy confidence and high self-esteem. The objectives of this workshop are to help participants:  develop a better understanding of the four criterion for healthy self-esteem in order to help teens strengthen their core self-esteem; explore strategies to build developmental assets in teens utilizing the 40 Developmental Assets Framework; explore ways to help teens identify self-defeating beliefs and behaviors that create deficits in their lives and set them up to fail; help teens recognize how low self-esteem can lead to depression, underachievement, poor relationships and high-risk behaviors; help teens develop a better understanding of the correlation between self-respect, respect for others and healthy self-esteem.