Interpersonal Relationships is an interactive, comprehensive introduction to relationship skills, including relationships among friends, relationships in the family, and relationships in the workplace. With a contemporary, lesson-based organization and look, Interpersonal Relationships is rich with opportunities for real-world application, discussion, and assessment. Case Studies, Getting Started scenarios, and Real-Life Scenarios help students envision chapter concepts and apply chapter skills to their lives. Key terms and academic terms aid students in learning vocabulary. Lesson Comprehension Checks assess student understanding periodically to maximize learning.
Numerous features invite students to apply chapter concepts to their own lives and to the lives of people all around the world.
Reading Prep, Focus Your Reading, and Think About Your Reading activities prompt students to engage critically with the text.
A variety of rich, real-world activities reinforce chapter information and challenge students to analyze and use the information individually and in small groups.
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Table of Contents
Reaching Your Potential
1. A Close-Up View of You 2. Your Growth and Development 3. Strengthening Positive Attitudes
Setting and Reaching Life Goals
4. Developing Decision-Making Skills 5. Choosing a Career 6. Managing Time to Reach Your Goals
Relating to Other People
7. Developing Communication Skills 8. Developing Relationship Skills 9. Developing Group Interaction Skills
10. Dating Relationships 11. Choosing to Marry 12. Adjusting to Marriage
13. Today's Family 14. Strengthening Family Interactions 15. Individual and Family Crises 16. Divorce and Remarriage
Family Relationships Over Time
17. The Early Years of the Family Life Cycle 18. Relating to and Guiding Children 19. The Aging Family
Fulfilling Family, Career, and Community Roles
20. Succeeding in the Career World 21. Balancing Family, Career, and Community Roles 22. Managing and Protecting Your Resources
Leona Johnson - is presently the PK-12 Director of Curriculum and Instruction in her district. She is leading the district in new initiatives, including reading across the curriculum K-12, STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) initiatives, Formative and Summative Assessments, Six Trait Writing, and differentiated instruction. Johnson has been active in school improvement programs, performing school evaluations in area districts, and presenting workshops on various topics. She is a participating member of several professional organizations and has received recognition for her various academic and professional endeavors, including a Kohl Fellow Scholarship and Award of Excellence for her contributions to education. Johnson previously taught secondary family and consumer sciences in her district, and individual and family relations at the University of Wisconsin-Stout. In addition, she has served as a research specialist for the University.