BROOKLYN AREA MASTER GUIDE TRAINING PROGRAM
Chris M. Jones, Instructor
- Child Development and Psychology Seminar
Maranatha Seventh-day Adventist Church899 Winthrop St.Brooklyn, NY
- Saturday, 28 March 2009
- The modern appreciation of the psychosocial attributes of young people is reflective of asacred imperative to and a secular preoccupation with recognizing and protecting the rights of the child,and responding to the unique needs that arise from their development.
After this presentation, the audience will be
, Conversant with the physical, social, intellectual, andspiritual characteristics and be prepared to implement creative and relevant ideas in response to theneeds that arise from their development.
To identify the intellectual and spiritual ideas that undergird our attention to the development of youngpeople
To inform the Master Guide candidate of the social, spiritual, physical, and intellectual attributes of theyoung person (childhood through young adulthood), and
To grapple with and respond to the doctrinal and historical illiteracy of our young people, specifically,and our church, in general.
Point 1: The study of child and adolescent development requires that they be seen as a group distinctfrom adults.Support:
Mother Jones March of the Mill Children
Declaration of the Rights of the Child
The AY Story: A Brief History of Youth Ministry in the Seventh-day Adventist Church
, p. 4-6,9-10
The Church Manual
, p. 109-117
“Children are not the people of tomorrow, but people today. They are entitled to be takenseriously. They have a right to be treated by adults with tenderness and respect, asequals."(Janusz Korscak)