School-based methods for increasing self- esteem among adolescent females

School-based methods for increasing self-esteem among adolescent females


School-based methods for increasing self-esteem among adolescent females

Identify the overarching purpose of the paper and describe how the paper is organized. For example:


The purpose of this paper is to investigate school-based methods for increasing self- esteem among adolescent females. The first section of this literature review provides a background about school based interventions. The second section explores the findings from a study about the effectiveness of a school based intervention with a focus on students. The third section explores the findings about the usefulness of school based interventions with a focus on family. Finally, this paper concludes with a summary of practice recommendations and a critique of the literature.


  1. Intervention Background (this section only: can use the same content across group members) Provide an overarching understanding of your
    1. Describe your intervention(s), what it may entail, what the intervention(s) can be used for, and how/who they have been used for/with.
  2. Summaries (two)

Use a separate subheading for each article (e.g., School-Based Interventions: Student Focus) Each summary must include the following:

  1. Specific aim(s)/purpose of the study,
  2. Sampling/recruitment method,
  3. Sample size and composition (e.g., # of participants, age, gender, ethnicity, income level, other important characteristics),
  4. Research method/approach (quantitative, qualitative, mixed)
  5. Research design(s) utilized (survey, pretest-posttest with a follow-up, etc.),
  6. Data collection procedure/method and brief description of measures,
  7. Results-particularly as they relate to the specific research aim(s)/question(s) of the study, and
  8. Limitations and Strengths: Explain the limitations and strengths of the research methods utilized, related to a) method of inquiry (quantitative/qualitative), b) sampling methods/composition, and c) the research design (e.g., post-test only).
  1. Conclusion: Describe the meaning of the results, including implications/recommendations for practice, research, and policy