Working with teens on a farm in Charleston, SC, Catherine coordinates them to manage busloads of younger kids. Lots of opportunity for problems but Catherine knows how to get these kids to listen and tells us her tips.
Thanks to Catherine Glenn for her patience and courage in going first!
In the farm, teens are assigned to get younger kids to listen to the rules. In this episode, Catherine shared her personal strategies in maintaining a positive working environment with teenagers and her guidelines to redirect them back to the tasks when they do not seem to listen. She also gave tips on managing overwhelming situations with the teens and her favorite resource book on communicating effectively with kids.
Resource recommended: How to Talk So Kids Will Listen & Listen So Kids Will Talk by Adele Faber and Elaine Mazlish