Perhaps more so than ever before, parents are very concerned about the welfare of their children.
Not surprisingly, camp parents are no different. In that regard, Can You Hear Me Now?
Working Effectively With Camp Parents: Vol. #1—Skills
(the first of a two-part series) offers
insights and communication-related suggestions for camp professionals that can help them
improve and enhance their interactions with the parents of campers. The DVD explains just what
it means for staff to be a "professional" in their work with parents. The DVD also features specific
techniques, including "how to come up for A.I.R.," that camp professionals can employ to
make their efforts with camper parents more effective.
Among the topics covered:
- What it means to be a professional
- Establishing credibility
- Feel, felt, found
- Parents lead with their solution
- Come up for A.I.R.
- Calling parents about camper behavior
- Other skills
- The common denominator
Produced in cooperation with the American Camp Association.