Become a Tough and Tender Listener: A User's Guide to Rewarding Communication

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AuthorHouse, May 1, 2012 - Education - 132 pages
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Would you like people to listen and make a positive difference in their relationship with others? We will: Identify listening responses. Separate and practice the listening skills into a understandable process. Recognize appropriate patterns of listening. Develop an appreciation for the appropriate listening response.

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Shirley Brackett Mathey has used these innovative materials for years and produced wonderful results with people. Creative instructor for 26 years at Lincoln Park High School, Shirley developed many innovative materials (slide presentations, flashcards sequences, and group activities). She wrote her first book on Classroom Activities in 1975. Students referred to her as the best teacher they ever had. She worked in advisory roles for school organizations, served as a supervisory teacher for Wayne University, Eastern Michigan and Michigan State Universities. She personally counseled many troubled students, and initiated a weekly classroom peer group counseling sessions. Scores of written appreciations and continuing relationships validate the positive influence upon the lives of young people. Shirley was active in high school with 4 H Club, attended Miniwanca's leadership conference program and received became one of the six chiefs during the 4th year, attended University of Arkansas, University of Michigan and Eastern Michigan Colleges to receive two Masters programs in Family Life Education and Guidance and Counseling. Shirley is married to her college friend Court Mathey, after her first husband Glenn Brackett died. She has one son Robert Glenn Brackett, Jr, and 2 grandchildren.

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