* We know teen girls are more than "sugar and spice"---but what motivates them to behave the way they do? How does their culture affect their choices? And how can the church help? Here, counselors and veteran youth workers weigh in on issues including eating disorders, self-image, depression, family, addictions, sexuality, spirituality, friendships, and more. 288 pages, softcover from Youth Specialties.
Format: Paperback Number of Pages: 288 Vendor: Zondervan/Youth Specialties Publication Date: 2006 Dimensions: 9 X 6 (inches)
ISBN: 0310266327 ISBN-13: 9780310266327 UPC: 025986266325 Availability: In Stock
Eating Disorders, depression, gender confusion---these sound like problems for other people, but the reality is your students are dealing with them every day. The issues that girls face are growing in complexity and number. Written with the end user in mind, this resource will be one that wont leave a youth workers hands.
Ginny Olson abides in Minneapolis, MN where she is the Director of Youth Ministry for the Northwest Conference of the Evangelical Covenant Church as well as a writer, speaker and consultant. Previously, she was one of two directors of the Center for Youth Ministry Studies at North Park University in Chicago, Illinois. She also served on the youth ministry staffs at Willow Creek Community Church and Grace Church, Edina, Minnesota. She is the author of Teenage Girls and co-editor and contributor to Breaking the Gender Barrier in Youth Ministry.
'...highly informative, with heart, and not just another textbook or medical journal. A helpful resource for any youth worker or parent.' -- '...highly informative, with heart, and not just another textbook or medical journal. A helpful resource for any youth worker or parent.'