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This book provides a practical compass that will help readers navigate in other cultures. It will help people avoid cultural faux pas and pitfalls as well as equip them to build effective cross-cultural relationships. This practical resource will help readers avoid entering with an attitude of cultural superiority and show them how to effectively enter a culture as Christ’s ambassador.
One of the major challenges that come with any international move is adjusting to a new culture and getting along with the people of that culture. These are often the issues that can blind-side people as they transition. This book helps readers understand what it will take to successfully enter a new culture.
Today, more families raise their children outside of their passport culture than ever before. This book is designed to help parents guide their children/teens through the challenges and opportunities that come as part of the third culture kid experience.
This workbook can help equip people to cope with the cultural differences they will face in foreign cultures. This resource is very user-friendly, practical and applies to everyday situations people will face as they live and work in cultures around the world.
This book provides straightforward information about the challenges that come with moving to a new country such as culture shock, misperceptions, misunderstandings, etc. It helps readers develop the tools needed to overcome obstacles and have a successful overseas experience.
This well-written, well-researched book will help the reader understand cultures. It will expand anyone’s appreciation of other cultures as well as their understanding of those cultures. This is one of the resources that someone should read before leaving.
Whether moving as an individual or as a family, this book provides advice and encouragement to help ease the challenges that come with relocating internationally. This book addresses practical issues (such as networking, establishing a home, traveling alone, identity theft, terrorism, etc.) as well as equips readers to develop rewarding experiences as they live outside their passport culture.
Expecting that home will be the way it was when you left? Are you instead shocked to discover that both you and home have changed? The Art of Coming Home offers the solid advice you need to reduce the stress of the transition experience. Veteran trainer, consultant and adventurer Craig Storti takes you step by step through the process of returning home after spending time abroad. A valuable resource for expatriates returning home, the families returning with them, their employers, and family and friends who want to understand and support their transition.
While people anticipate the changes that will come with moving out of their passport culture, they often are unaware of or underestimate the challenges they face returning to that culture. As a result, they may feel confused, frustrated or in a state of panic. This book will help people successfully navigate the challenges of re-entry and ease the challenges of transition.
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In this 3rd edition of the ground-breaking, global classic, Ruth E. Van Reken and Michael V. Pollock, son of the late original co-author, David C. Pollock have significantly updated what is widely recognized as The TCK Bible. Emphasis is on the modern TCK and addressing the impact of technology, cultural complexity, diversity & inclusion and transitions. Includes new advice for parents and others for how to support TCKs as they navigate work, relationships, social settings and their own personal development.Buy Here
Bushong, a licensed marriage and family therapist, delves into this previously, unexplored world of how to effectively counsel clients raised outside of their parents' home culture. The readers will discover what are the basic characteristics and counseling skills effective with Third Culture Kids...The book is filled with practical examples, interesting stories, tips, charts, resources, theories, techniques and discussion questions for further study.Buy Here