Effective Communication With Children and Youth: A Guide for Parents and Youth Workers

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AuthorHouse, 2011 - Family & Relationships - 124 pages
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Effective communication with children and youth is written to equip parents, teachers, children and youth workers with strong communication skills. It contains effective strategies that encourage them to look at learning through the eyes of the learners. The book also encourages pastors and community leaders to accord children and youth an important place in their church and community and mentor them until they reach their potential.It was written due to popular demands from Sunday school teachers and youth workers the author trained over a period of time in Nairobi, Kenya.Who can use this book? School teachers Social workers Youth pastors and senior pastors Bible schools and theological colleges Universities Parents
 

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Contents

Preface
1
Know Your Purpose
3
Chapter Two Know Your Calling
10
Know Your Audience
19
Characteristics Of Children And Youth
33
How Children And Youth Learn
41
An Effective Teacher
47
How To Lead Children To Christ
55
Effective Teaching Methods For The Youth
76
Launching A Vacation Bible School In Your Area
83
Be LearnerOrIented
89
Class Management
94
Benefits Of Working With Young People
100
Questions For Group Discussion
108
SelfEvaluation Test
110
Bibliography
112

How To Write Your Own Lessons
59
How To Make Young People Love Church
67
About The Author
113
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About the author (2011)

Stella taught French and Communication at Daystar University, a Christian Liberal Arts College in Nairobi, Kenya. She obtained her Masters in Communication from Wheaton Graduate School, Illinois, USA and a second Masters in Communication for development from Malmo University, Sweden. She has worked extensively with children and youth for over 15 years both in Nigeria and Kenya. She now lives in Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire with her family where she directs an international non governmental organisation involved in mentoring and capacity building of community-based and faith-based organisations. She has authored 11 books some of which are best sellers.

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