The purposes of this study were to study the needs and the guidelines for supporting of opportunities educational, career, and personal and social of adolescent mothers by using of guidance process for promoting opportunity of adolescent mothers. The participants of this research were 6 adolescent mothers by purposively selected that they were early pregnancy before 15 years of age, uneducated, unemployed, and they ask for help in One Stop Crisis Center (OSCC). The results of this research as follows: 1) the adolescent mothers need opportunity educational that they think education very important for well-being. If possible, they need opportunity career and education together with take care of children to grow up, they need to understanding, encouragement, acceptance, and don’t add insult to injury from family and social, 2) the guidelines for supporting opportunities educational, career, and personal and social of adolescent mothers as follow: 2.1) give advice education system about fundamental education, non-Formal education, informal education and vocational education, 2.2) give career test and guidelines to know about aptitude for working, 2.3) give information about prevention and solution of adolescent pregnancy problem act, BE 2559 (2016), 2.4) consulting individual and group about encourage to pass the difficult time, 2.5) organize empowerment activities for adolescent mothers to give strength and know about purpose of life. Therefore, this study knows about background of adolescent mothers, the needs of opportunities educational, career, and personal and social and guidelines to supporting of adolescent mothers to live a balanced life.
Matthaneeya Kaykeaw, University of Northeast Thailand, Thailand
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