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Unformatted text preview: Race White fellows attend more than black guys, black girls more than white gals. Conversion more likely among adolescents? Possibly if given right kind of appeal, part of identity quest. May also reject faith as part of identity. Age & interest relevant appeals needed. Parents influence church attendance most, peers influence youth group attendance most (need to work with teens that are leaders). What to do 1) Maximize parental influence by a. consistency in belief & behavior b. strong support and control (intimacy, not harshness) c. religious practices in home d. happily married e. parents agree on beliefs f. younger parents g. good relationship with child Mother influences religious commitment and experience most, father influences religious behavior most....
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This note was uploaded on 12/29/2011 for the course PSY 200 taught by Professor Miller during the Fall '10 term at SUNY Stony Brook.
- Fall '10