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An Essential Guide To Interpersonal Communication

Author : Quentin J. Schultze
ISBN : 9781441248725
Genre : Religion
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Virtually every human endeavor involves interpersonal communication. Leading Christian scholar and media commentator Quentin Schultze and respected professor of communication Diane Badzinski offer a solid Christian perspective on the topic, helping readers communicate with faith, skill, and virtue in their interpersonal relationships. Designed as a companion to Schultze's successful An Essential Guide to Public Speaking, this inviting book provides biblical wisdom on critical areas of interpersonal communication: gratitude, listening, self-assessment, forgiveness, trust, encouragement, peace, and fidelity. Given the rapid rise and widespread use of social media, the book also integrates intriguing insights from the latest research on the influence of social media on interpersonal relationships. It includes engaging stories and numerous sidebars featuring practical lists, definitions, illustrations, and biblical insights.

A Pastor S Guide To Interpersonal Communication

Author : Blake J. Neff
ISBN : 9781317786795
Genre : Family & Relationships
File Size : 85. 35 MB
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Improving your powers of communication can encourage powerful communication with your parishioners. A Pastor’s Guide to Interpersonal Communication: The Other Six Days provides students preparing for the pastoral ministry with specialized training in communications that focuses on the kind of one-on-one conversations they can expect to have with their parishioners. This comprehensive book examines a variety of essential topics, including perception, self-disclosure, verbal and nonverbal messages, listening, stages of relational development, power assertiveness and dominance, conflict management, forgiveness, persuasion, dual relationships, pastoral family communication, and how to develop a communications model. Each chapter includes “Pastoral Conversations,” real-life dialogues presented for analysis; “Key Concepts” for quick student review; “Meanings Mania,” self-tests on vocabulary; and “Unleashing the Power of Interpersonal Communication,” student exercises that reinforce the practical aspects of key principles. While many pastors have a great love for the people they minister to, they have difficulty demonstrating that love because they lack the skills to develop and maintain relationships. This book explores how communication works and how to make it work for you, applying the best available interpersonal communications techniques to your relationships with the real people of the church—your parishioners. A Pastor’s Guide to Interpersonal Communication: The Other Six Days examines: how self-disclosure works and when it’s appropriate for a pastor stumbling blocks and building blocks for effective listening the differences between power, assertiveness, and dominance and when to use each conflict management styles and negotiation strategies several myths about forgiveness dual relationships and how to avoid them pitfalls to avoid in pastoral family communication and much more A Pastor’s Guide to Interpersonal Communication: The Other Six Days is an essential resource for Bible college students and for students at the pre-ministerial and seminary levels. It’s also a valuable professional tool for clergy practitioners who need help with their communication skills.

An Essential Guide To Public Speaking

Author : Quentin J. Schultze
ISBN : 9781493422449
Genre : Religion
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Communication expert and popular speaker Quentin Schultze offers a practical, accessible, and inspiring guide to public speaking, showing readers how to serve their audiences with faith, skill, and virtue. This thoroughly rewritten and expanded four-color edition has been tested and revised with input from Christian undergraduates and contains new chapters on timely topics, such as speaking for video, conducting group presentations, and engaging society civilly. A complete public speaking textbook for Christian universities, it includes helpful sidebars, tips, and appendixes. Additional resources for students and professors are available through Textbook eSources.

The Essential Guide To Fitness

Author : Rosemary Marchese
ISBN : 9780170413701
Genre : Health & Fitness
File Size : 89. 79 MB
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Essential Guide to Fitness for the Fitness Instructor addresses SIS30315 – Certificate III in Fitness. The text is mapped to all core units and 12 electives of the qualification, and contains rich foundation content on Anatomy, Physiology, and Nutrition, as well as Fitness orientation, programming, WHS and equipment. The structure of the text highlights learning outcomes and contains an abundance of application cases, activities and quizzes. Strong content on fitness for specific markets and populations supports the volume of learning for the core unit Recognise and apply exercise considerations for specific populations, including chapters on older populations, a NEW chapter on children and adolescents, community fitness, and facilitating groups. Coverage on gym programs, group exercise, water-based fitness, and endurance training introduces students to the instruction of these varied types of fitness training. Premium online teaching and learning tools are available on the MindTap platform. Learn more about the online tools

Nursing In The Community An Essential Guide To Practice

Author : Sue Chilton
ISBN : 9780340810439
Genre : Medical
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Nursing in the Community: an essential guide to practice is an introductory textbook for professionals and students who have chosen a career in community health care nursing. The book gives comprehensive coverage of the full range of professional issues, such as personal safety and the environment, in addition to public health, health promotion and family health nursing. This user-friendly text provides clear guidelines on how to transfer skills from the hospital/ acute setting to the community. In addition, it fully reflects current government health, social policy, the implications for the roles and responsibilities of the community health care nurse, and aims to support a trainee/new practitioner to function safely and effectively in the full range of community settings.

The Essential Guide To Bullying

Author : Cindy Miller
ISBN : 9781615642687
Genre : Family & Relationships
File Size : 66. 15 MB
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Headlines are filled with tragic stories of senseless murders and suicides that have resulted from child and teen bullying. As social networking and technology add to the ways that kids can be bullied, parents feel powerless against this insidious force that compels even "good" kids to participate in or enable bullying in schools, in extracurricular activities, online, and at home. The Essential Guide to Bullying brings together the wisdom and experience of two people who have witnessed bullying's causes and tragic effects. School social worker Cindy Miller teams with Cynthia Lowen, the co-creator of Bully, to arm parents and teachers with the knowledge they need to: - Understand the societal and human forces that are causing bullying to escalate - Discover who is most at risk for being bullied, being a bully, or not helping a bullying victim - Target-proof their kids and teach them coping skills - Identify even the most covert bullying situations - Infiltrate the world of cyberbullying and head off its disastrous effects - Intervene to stop a bullying situation - Know what legal recourse they have to back up other anti-bullying efforts

High Tech Worship

Author : Quentin J. Schultze
ISBN : 9780801064807
Genre : Religion
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Technology can help your church glorify God--or reduce your worship service to nothing more than entertainment. Here's how to use it wisely.


Author : Gjyn O'Toole
ISBN : 9780729585798
Genre : Medical
File Size : 85. 47 MB
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The third edition of Communication: Core Interpersonal Skills for Health Professionals is an essential guide to clear and effective communication in a multidisciplinary healthcare setting. Divided into four sections, the title takes the reader on a journey of reflection upon personal communication styles and habits. Essential communication strategies and skills are reviewed to rebuild and enhance future practice. The fully revised third edition by Gjyn O'Toole will appeal to the health student and practitioner seeking to improve communication style and practice in an increasingly complex healthcare environment. Individual and group activities integrated throughout, designed to promote communication skill, reflection and awareness Key communication challenges addressed – conflict, cultural variations, misunderstandings, ethical issues, communicating over distances, written documentation and electronic forms of communication including social networking sites Updated online evolve resources for lecturers and students at Updated illustrations New chapter focusing solely on electronic communication – the advantages and disadvantages plus strategies for appropriate use of social media New chapter exploring the importance of ‘one way’ documentation, professional writing and conduct New scenarios and activities – 49 scenarios present realistic situations and individuals that health professionals encounter, encouraging the reader to actively explore circumstances and needs

Presentation Skills

Author : Patsy McCarthy
ISBN : 9781446275801
Genre : Education
File Size : 63. 10 MB
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Offering practical and constructive advice for students giving presentations, this book presents a detailed explanation of how to conduct a successful presentation and how to feel at ease with public speaking. The book includes the following key features: · Real-life examples illustrating how to achieve an effective presentation · Explains the importance of body language, voice control and the relationship with your audience · Demonstrates an awareness of cross-cultural communication · Offers a thoroughly up-to-date analysis of new technologies as a medium through which to communicate Written from a practical perspective, this text will be essential reading for both undergraduate and postgraduate students and researchers, together with students on professional and vocational courses. `This book, with its combination of practical tips and case studies from the experts, will help you to become a more powerful and persuasive speaker... As a consultant in speech training, I can recommend it unreservedly' Clare Willis, Senior Consultant, Speak First Training

Social Skills

Author : Alex Kelly
ISBN : 9781351700733
Genre : Social Science
File Size : 74. 70 MB
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What can we do to help those who struggle to develop effective social skills? Social Skills: Developing Effective Interpersonal Communication is a definitive guide to understanding and meeting the needs of those who have difficulty with social skills. Written in a clear and accessible manner, this book provides a theoretical framework to the teaching of social skills alongside a range of practical ideas for practitioners. The book offers a four-step plan that can be adapted for use with young people or adults who are struggling with any aspect of their social skills. A simple model for assessing social skills is provided, as well as ways to measure the impact of intervention. Full of interesting examples and case studies, it includes discussion of how to teach social skills, how social skills develop through childhood, why they sometimes might not, and why social skills difficulties can have an impact on self-esteem and friendships. It includes a breakdown of social skills into the following areas: body language eye contact listening and paralanguage starting and ending conversations maintaining conversations assertiveness Written by one of the most well-known Speech and Language therapists in this field and the creator of the internationally successful Talkabout resources, this book provides a key reference for the study of social skills. It will be essential reading for educators, therapists, parents and anyone supporting others in developing communication and social skills.

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