The Rites of Passage for Males Manual: Just about Everything a Young Man Needs to Know about Life and Manhood

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University Press of America, 2008 - Social Science - 63 pages
The Rites of Passage for Males Manual is a four-part manual that focuses on building critical thinking skills for young men to help them make positive life choices. The four sections are: Basic Life Skills; Self-Esteem Training; Finding My Career & Life Purpose; and Dress for Business Success. Use this manual in youth workshops, as a parent, or in other youth development training programs. Tests after each section help to ensure that the reader understands the information provided.
 

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Contents

Basic Life Skills
1
SELFDEFEATING BEHAVIOR
2
WHY WE DEFEAT OURSELVES
3
HOW TO DEFEAT SELFDEFEATING BEHAVIOR
4
SURVIVING SETBACKS
5
CORE OF HATE PERSONALITY
6
COREOFHURT PERSONALITY
7
COREOFHEALTH PERSONALITY
8
SUMMARY
30
I WANT TO LIVE
31
SELFESTEEM TRAINING TEST
32
Finding My Career and Life Purpose WHAT LIFE IS ALL ABOUT
34
SETTING GOALS
36
SO YOU WANT TO BE RICH
37
LIFE CHOICES
38
FINDING WORK
40

GETTING ANGRY AND MAKING THINGS WORSE
9
HOW TO AVOID SIMILAR MISTAKES
10
WANTING WHAT OTHERS HAVE
11
HOLDING IT ALL IN
12
QUITTING TOO SOON
13
BASIC LIFE SKILLS TEST
14
SelfEsteem Training
16
TELEVISION
17
SELFESTEEM AND LEARNING
18
WHAT OTHERS THINK OF ME
19
PEER PRESSURE
21
THE MEDIA
22
BABIES
25
MARRIAGE
26
GANGS
27
PRISON AND JAIL
28
FINDING A JOB
41
THE JOB INTERVIEW
42
YOUR SELFCONFIDENCE IS IMPORTANT
43
HOW TO BEHAVE AT WORK
46
BASIC GUIDELINES
47
GOOD PERSON TO PERSON COMMUNICATION
49
YOUR DRIVERS LICENSE
52
FINDING MY CAREER AND LIFE PURPOSE
54
Dress for Business Success
56
CLOTHES TO WOO THE LADIES
57
CLOTHES FOR WORK
58
DRESS CODES FOR WORK
59
GROOMING FOR WORK
60
About the Author
63
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About the author (2008)

D. Harold Greene is the founder and Executive Director of Faith Institute of Entrepreneurship, Inc., a non-profit corporation in Maryland. He is also a faculty member at three area junior colleges. Mr. Greene is a life skills, career, and entrepreneurship training instructor; an author of self-help books and information; and a lecturer for adult continuing education and youth entrepreneurship workshops.

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