Wellness Workbook links for:

Chapter 9: Wellness and Communicating

9.11 Checking That Help Is Wanted Rescuer's Checklist

Adapted, with permission, from Valerie Lankford (www.valcanhelp.com) and Paschal Baute, Ph.D. (www.paschalbaute.com).

Suggested Reading (with links to purchase the book at Amazon.com) coming soon

Note: Amazon listings change as new editions come out--please notify us if one of the listings below becomes obsolete --thank you


1. Odent, M., Primal Health: Understanding the Critical Period between Conception and the First Birthday (Clairview Books, 2002). See also www.birthworks.org/ primalhealth.

2. Hayakawa, S. I., Through the Communication Barrier (Harper and Row, 1979), 73.

3. Rogers, C., "Communication: Its Blocking and Its Facilitation," ETC. Vol. 9 (Winter 1952), 84.

4. Tannen, D., You Just Don't Understand: Men and Women in Conversation (Quill, 2001).

5. This material is well-summarized in "Working on Common Cross-Cultural Communication Challenges," by Marcelle E. DuPraw, National Institute for Dispute Resolution and Marya Axner, consultant in leadership development and diversity awareness. Their overview is posted at www.wwcd.org/action/ampu/crosscult.html#PATTERNS.