COMMUNITY INTEREST STATEMENT

The company’s activities will provide benefit to... Individuals self-identifying as female (girls and young women), aged 13 and older, their teachers, parents and carers - residing in deprived LSOAs in the South / South East Coastal regions of the United Kingdom.

ACTIVITIES

Educational positive psychology workshops for girls aged 13 – 18 years

It is well-documented that when compared with boys of the same age, teenage girls have a tough time. Studies show increased levels of anxiety, lower self-esteem, an alarming rise in body dysmorphia and unparalleled levels of depression. Alongside pressure to perform, identity struggles, sexual objectification and harmful digital activity. For adolescent girls to thrive, they must be assisted in navigating the challenges that face them. For adolescent girls to thrive, they must be assisted in navigating the challenges that face them. Betterness Manifesto is a one-day positive psychology workshop for teenage girls. Girls learn proven techniques to address (among other life skills):

 

  • Sense of self, values, and purpose

  • Self-esteem

  • Self-care and self-soothing

  • Friendships

  • Peer-pressure and competition

 

Teacher-training and auxiliary teaching support services

To support teachers to deliver their Personal, Social, Health and Economic (PSHE) curriculum, with a specific focus on goal setting, values and purpose, self-esteem and self-confidence, positive body image, self-care, kindness and compassion, positive communication and active listening, diversity and inclusion, gender equality, bullying, role models and heroes and healthy use of social media.

Creation of a list of positive psychology coaches across the UK

The publication of a free-to-access online directory of accredited* coaches who specialise in working with girls and young women. Accredited at Associate Certified Coach or above (International Coaching Federation) and/or European Individual Accreditation (EIA) from the European Mentoring & Coaching Council.

 

Positive Psychology consultancy services & Positive Psychology awareness-raising

The active educating of the general public in positive psychology – focusing on evidence-based empirical interventions. Helping organisations integrate positive psychology practices into their operating models.

Creation of strategic alliances, engaging agencies and other institutions to advance improved provision of mental health provision and education in UK schools

Holding agencies, institutions and associates to account on the quality and consistency of mental health provision in UK schools, by actively researching current provision and representing those in society who may not have a suitable platform to provide valuable input at decision-making level. The development of proposals created with partner institutions to enhance mental health education provision in UK schools.

If the company makes any surplus it will be used for…

We will expand and grow sustainably, reinvesting in the enterprise to enrich, improve and develop our services.

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