Devereux Kids - Abuse and Neglect Prevention Services
Devereux Florida - Girls Circle
The Girls Circle model is a structured support group for girls from 9-18 years of age. It is designed by Girls Circle Association to foster self-esteem, help girls maintain authentic connection with peers and adult women in their community, counter trends toward self-doubt, and allow for genuine self-expression through verbal sharing and creative activity. It aims to counteract social and interpersonal forces that impede girls’ growth and development by promoting an emotionally safe setting and structure in which girls can develop caring relationships and use authentic voices.
Girls Circle has developed nine activity guides that represent unique 8-12 week programs with themes for friendship; being a girl; body image; diversity; connections between mind, body and spirit; expressing individuality; relationships with peers; identity; and paths to the future.