Youth Leadership: A Guide to Understanding Leadership Development in Adolescents

Youth Leadership: A Guide to Understanding Leadership Development in Adolescents

by Josephine A. van Linden
ISBN-10:
0787940593
ISBN-13:
2900787940590
Pub. Date:
05/29/1998
Publisher:
Wiley

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Youth Leadership: A Guide to Understanding Leadership Development in Adolescents

Based on fifteen years of work with teens and the adults in their lives, Youth Leadership identifies the three major stages of adolescent leadership development. It outlines practical, tactics for developing leadership skills through experiences at home, school, community, and work, and?most importantly?a shows how adults in these settings can have a positive impact. Josephine van Linden and Carl Fertman provide flexible strategies that can be used with adolescents in any program and in varied settings, and offer diagrams, tables, and charts to clarify recommendations and processes. From teachers and principals to directors of community programs and religious institutions, anyone interested in developing leadership in young people will find Youth Leadership to be a rich source of information and guidance, and an invaluable tool for nurturing the citizens and leaders of tomorrow.

Part One: The Potential for Adolescent Leadership

1. Adolescents as Leaders

2. Developmental Needs

3. How Adolescents Develop Leadership

Part Two: The Stages of Leadership Development

4. Stage One: Awareness

5. Stage Two: Growth and Activity

6. Stage Three: Mastery

Part Three: Strategies for Leadership Development

7. How Adults Can Nurture Leadership Development

8. What Organizations and Communites Can Do

9. Training and Programming Issues

10. Sustaining Leadership Development

Josephine van Linden is director of the Leadership Development Network at the University of Pittsburgh.

Carl I. Fertman is professor of education at the University of Pittsburgh.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 2900787940590
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 05/29/1998
Series: Jossey-Bass Education Series
Edition description: 1 ED
Pages: 272
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)

About the Author

JOSEPHINE VAN LINDEN is director of the Leadership DevelopmentNetwork at Carlow College in Pittsburgh.

CARL I. FERTMAN is an associate professor of education at theUniversity of Pittsburgh.

Table of Contents

Part One: The Potential for Adolescent Leadership
1. Adolescents as Leaders
2. Developmental Needs
3. How Adolescents Develop Leadership
Part Two: The Stages of Leadership Development
4. Stage One: Awareness
5. Stage Two: Growth and Activity
6. Stage Three: Mastery
Part Three: Strategies for Leadership Development
7. How Adults Can Nurture Leadership Development
8. What Organizations and Communites Can Do
9. Training and Programming Issues
10. Sustaining Leadership Development

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