Today's (journaling) has really helped me understand more about me and what I want in life and some of the steps I have to take to get there."
The Adolescent Mother Journaling Program (AMJP) is an eight-session program to help young parents reduce stress through journaling and expressive art activities (drawing, scribbling, jewelry-making, photography, cartooning, etc.). The goal is to teach them strategies that can be used as alternatives to verbal and physical violence. Each session consists of a warm-up exercise, journaling, and optional sharing with the group.
Session 1: Self-definition
Session 2: Self-examination
Session 3: Self as body, mind and soul
Session 4: Self-interest
Session 5: Continuity
Session 6: Agency
Session 7: Distinctiveness
Session 8: Review and reflection
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