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Building Self Esteem and Confidence in Young People from a …

Building Self Esteem and Confidence in Young People from a Gendered PerspectiveEvent listings — By SSmith on 10/01/2013 10:42 amHost organisation(s) ..LocationEdinburgh (venue tbc)Date 28/02/2013 –TimeThis one-day training course (9.45 – 4 pm), will explore the concept of self esteem and its impact on the lives of young people, particularly girls and young women.Lunch and course materials in electronic format provided. YWCA Scotland will seek to accommodate specific requirements to enable participation in the training. Volunteers = free, staff from organisations with turnover under £500,000 = £40, staff from larger organisations = £55.Website http://www.ywcascotland.org/news/82/40/Course-Tackling-Sexualisation-and-Gender-Discrimination-through-Youth-WorkEnquiries rachael@ywcascotland.orgTelephone 01592 655373Related content:Tackling Sexualisation & Gender Discrimination Through Youth Work Communication Technology & Young People: Stranger Danger or Peer Peril? Tags: young peopleTweet This Share on Facebook Digg This Bookmark Stumble RSS Feed Continue reading

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Building Confidence and Self-Esteem | Psychology Today

Self-esteem is affected by physical ill-health, negative life events such as losing your job or getting divorced, deficient or frustrating relationships, and a general sense of lack of control. This sense of lack of control is often particularly marked in people who are the victims of emotional, physical, or sexual abuse, or of discrimination on the grounds of religion, culture, race, sex, or sexual orientation. Sometimes poor self-esteem can be deeply rooted and have its origins in traumatic childhood experiences such as prolonged separation from parent figures, neglect, or emotional, physical, or sexual abuse. Continue reading

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