Growing GREEN InterActions, a Social Literacy Program to Be Our Better Selves in a Better World: The Guide's Guide

Growing GREEN InterActions, a Social Literacy Program to Be Our Better Selves in a Better World: The Guide's Guide

by Herb Hein

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$49.97

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781945033315
Publisher: Atlas Publishing
Publication date: 05/31/2018
Series: Growing GREEN InterActions , #2
Pages: 80
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.17(d)

About the Author

Herb Hein, MMSc, CCC-SP, is a speech-language pathologist with nearly 40 years' experience in the field, the Growing G.R.E.E.N. InterActions Program fills the need for an effective way to get individuals to make life better for themselves and the other people in their lives.

Table of Contents

Contents

Preface—Why and How This Program Was Developed.........xi

Acknowledgments....xvii

1 I ntroduction

2 S ett ing the Stage for Growing G.R.E.E.N. InterActions®

2.1 Formal Baselines.......5

2.2 Describing What It Means to Be G.R.E.E.N...6

2.3 Songs Related to Lessons...6

2.4 Lesson Logs.....6

2.5 Self-Calming Lessons and Strategies....6

2.6 Being on Teams, Team Rules, and Thinking First......6

2.7 Initial Lessons, Personal Goals, and Guiding G.R.E.E.N. Thoughts.....7

2.8 Reinforcing Participant Actions....7

2.9 Quick G.R.E.E.N. Scenes...8

2.10 Lessons About Acting Empathetically...8

2.11 Early Use of Priority Lessons........8

3 C omponents of the Growing G.R.E.E.N. InterActions Program®

3.1 InterActive Lesson Book.....9

3.2 Guide’s Guide Instructor’s Manual ......9

3.3 InterActive Toolbox ..9

4 K ey Concept s of Growing G.R.E.E.N. InterActions®

4.1 Act Civilized and G.R.E.E.N. and Avoid Acting R.E.D.—G.R.E.E.N. Actions Can Help Our

Civilization Move Forward ....... 11

4.2 Make Life Better by Using Wise Action Tools........13

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4.3 Survey the Scene before Choosing What Is Best to Do or Say ........14

4.4 Be Team-Oriented! 16

4.5 Using Common Team Goals to Guide Action Choices ..16

4.6 Connecting with Your Team through G.R.E.E.N. Actions and by Developing Consistently

Prosocial Behavior .18

4.7 Honestly Evaluating Behavior .19

4.8 Learn the Reasons for Rules So They Are Easier to Follow .......21

4.9 Benefi ting from the Feedback of Others ......22

4.10 Establish Realistic, Measurable Personal Goals and Strive to Meet Them .23

4.11 Reach Up for Guiding G.R.E.E.N. Thoughts® to Take Powerful Steps Forward .25

4.12 Think First to Make the Best Choices ..25

4.13 Get Calm and Stay Calm in Order to Think First...27

4.14 Step-by-Step Methods for Making the Best Choices .....27

4.15 Making Powerful Transformations .....28

4.16 Becoming Aware of Mixed Feelings and Being Positive on the Outside ...31

4.17 You Are a Work in Progress and Have a Second Chance to Act Even Better ....31

4.18 Listening to and Respectfully Conversing with People Who Have Different Interests and Points

of View 33

4.19 Cooperative Conversations and Compromises ....38

5 imPorTanT consideraTions for The guiding of Program ParTiciPanTs

5.1 Powerful Guidance Helps Others Make Transformations ........43

5.2 Using Self-Awareness to Make the Best Action Choices .........43

5.3 Providing Explicit Instructions to Participants ........ 44

5.4 Providing Activities at the Right Level 45

5.5 Highlight and Reinforce Actions for Team Goals While Supporting Attainment of Personal Goals 48

5.6 The Effect of Individual Behavior on the Team .....50

5.7 Be Relevant ..50

5.8 Be Empowering ......51

5.9 Guide Self-Assessment and Provide Frequent Reinforcement to Shape Desired Behavior .....52

5.10 Guide Participants to Choose and Use Guiding G.R.E.E.N. Thoughts .......61

5.11 Practice Pathways That Strengthen Targeted Prosocial and New Behavior .........61

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5.12 What Is the Main Idea? Helping Students Remember What Is Taught .......62

5.13 Using Music to Encourage and Reinforce G.R.E.E.N. Actions ......... 64

5.14 Guides As Team Role Models for Acting G.R.E.E.N. .... 65

5.15 Guides Have More Than One Choice, Too ......... 66

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