This identification with fellow fans as opposed to one's actual team can be of value when the need for self-esteem enhancement
is not achieved through one's team's success (Branscombe & Warm, 1994).
One such intervention is by Dalgas-Pelish (2006) who designed a self-esteem enhancement
intervention in school children in fifth and sixth grades.
The study aims were (1) To examine the effect of participation in a self-esteem enhancement
program (SEEP) on the self-esteem scores of 5th and 6th grade elementary school children, and (2) To identify relationships of self-esteem scores with selected antecedent variables that are assumed to be linked to the development of self-esteem in children.
The qualitative results of this study suggest that an important component of middle school career interventions is self-esteem enhancement
The Healthy Kids Mentoring Program, designed for fourth-grade students at a Midwestern suburban public school, consisted of four components: 1) relationship building, 2) self-esteem enhancement
, 3) goal setting, and 4) academic assistance (tutoring).
An empirical investigation of self-esteem enhancement
in a high-school challenge service-learning program.
While each service-learning approach presented opportunities of expanding student experience, the differences in self-esteem enhancement
hinged on student age, the feature of the program, and the community support.
Indeed, black students enrolled in Afrocentric educational programs receive a full-course diet in self-esteem enhancement
, all of it positioned on the shaky theoretical ground that injecting racial pride into black children will help them overcome obstacles to academic success.
He suggests, instead, that agencies and professionals working in HIV prevention with gay men focus on preaching monogamy, avoidance of anal sex, disclosure of HIV serostattis to partners, and self-esteem enhancement