Girls Circle is a structured support group for females 10-18 years old that integrates relational theory, resiliency practices, and skills training in a specific format designed to increase positive connection, personal and collective strengths, and competence in females.
Girls Circle is held within multiple Mahoning County school districts grades 5 through 12 and runs for 8 weeks. Each group last 1.5 hours and facilitated by a trainer who uses evidence-based curriculum. There is a pre and posttest to develop which lessons are specific to that group’s needs.
Females are permitted to express themselves through creative focused activities while learning about healthy relationships, positive body image, and decision-making. There is a graduation at the end celebrating new found success.