Getting Permission to Handle Awkward Situations
If you???re a seasoned Scoutmaster, assistant Scoutmaster, or Venturing Advisor, you know what we???re talking about. Awkward situations and the discussions that need to take place because of them is a common occurrence in Scouting. But, the Scout or Venturer is not your child, so first you have to have an awkward conversation with the parent or guardian to get permission to have that discussion.
It takes some experience to know how to handle these situations tactfully, so longtime Scoutmaster and current Venturing Advisor Peter Self shares the microphone with us to discuss in great detail how to get permission to handle awkward situations.
Posted January 15, 2015 at 11:35 AM