This teacher's guide was developed for those wishing to use the Keys to Successful Stepfamilies workbook for group study. The teacher's guide provides answers for the blanks in the student workbook and additional material for the teacher to bring out in the group.
More Precious than Rubies - Laying the Foundation for Successful Blended Families
We're On a Roll - Defining Roles Within the Stepfamily
Let's Be One Big Happy Family - Relationships with the Children
Don't Tell Me What to Do. You're Not My Dad. - Managing the Family when the Family Consists of a Biological Parent and a Stepparent
Bridging the Divide Between Households - Relationships with the Former Spouse
Especially for the Children - Issues to Be Addressed in Helping the Children
Each chapter includes case studies or "How Would You Solve This Problem?" sections to show how to put the material into practice.
About the authors:
Jeff Baker was an Adult Bible Fellowship teacher at Faith Church in Lafayette, Indiana and also served as a deacon.
Amy Baker is Ministry Resource Director at Faith Church (Lafayette, IN); ACBC certified; Biblical Counseling Coalition council board member; instructor and counselor at Faith Biblical Counseling Ministries; Vision of Hope residential treatment center board member; B.A., Psychology, Hanover College; Ph.D., Organizational Psychology, Purdue University.
She is the author of Getting to the Heart of Friendships; Picture Perfect; Relief without Cutting; Managing Your Emotions; and several other works. She is the editor of Caring for the Souls of Children.