Rethinking Adolescence: Using Story to Navigate Life's Uncharted Years

Rethinking Adolescence: Using Story to Navigate Life's Uncharted Years

by Jay D' Ambrosio
     
 

ISBN-10: 1578864763

ISBN-13: 9781578864768

Pub. Date: 07/10/2006

Publisher: The Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group Inc

More than ever before, students need guidance and support from the adults in their lives. Here, author Jay D' Ambrosio suggests practical approaches for connecting with young people at the level of the heart through the utilization of myths, stories, movies, and songs. He contends that Story speaks to both students and adults on a spiritual dimension and will help

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More than ever before, students need guidance and support from the adults in their lives. Here, author Jay D' Ambrosio suggests practical approaches for connecting with young people at the level of the heart through the utilization of myths, stories, movies, and songs. He contends that Story speaks to both students and adults on a spiritual dimension and will help adult readers better comprehend the condition of those challenges common to adolescence. Throughout each chapter, this book explores the wisdom necessary to face such trials that can be found in Homer's Odyssey and other great stories. Rethinking Adolescence includes: · Discussion topics and answers for use with adolescents · Recommendations of movies and stories that are effective in dealing with various issues This book should be useful to parents, teachers, youth workers, counselors, clergy, and mentors.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781578864768
Publisher:
The Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group Inc
Publication date:
07/10/2006
Pages:
166
Product dimensions:
9.00(w) x 6.00(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

Part 1 Introduction: Open Your Eyes Chapter 2 The Adventure Begins Chapter 3 Seeking One's Place in the World Chapter 4 Calypso's Snare Chapter 5 Numbing the Pain Chapter 6 Giants in the Land Chapter 7 The Siren's Song Chapter 8 Shadow of Death Chapter 9 Father's Time Chapter 10 Mother's Nature, by Stacy Gallagher Chapter 11 Passing through the Veil Part 12 Closer to the Heart

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