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Document Description  When Used 
 Conflict
 Resolution 
 Ideas for handling conflict using “I” statements   When preparing to communicate effectively with other
  volunteers, within troops, with co-leaders
 Detailed record of
 Troop/Group finances
 Used to record a troop’s income and expenses   Throughout the year
 Financial accountability 
 by grade level
 Tables showing how girls have increasing responsibility
 for troop finances as they progress through the grade levels 
 At the beginning of a Girl Scout year
 Girl Scout Leadership 
 Experience: An Introduction
 
 One-page summary of the Girl Scout Leadership Experience  When needed 
 Healthy development in
 Girls
 Chart of the characteristics of girls at each grade level  Throughout the year
 Including Girls with
 Disabilities
 "People-first" language, tips for adapting the
 Girl Scout program and additional information
 Throughout the year
 New leader Orientation  New leader orientation presentation  At the beginning of a Girl Scout year
 Parent/guardian meeting 
 agenda
 Sample agenda for a parent/guardian meeting  At the parent/guardian meeting held at the
 beginning of the year
 Progression and Girl/Adult
 planning
 Ideas for how to engage girls at all grade levels in planning  Throughout the year
 Recognizing Volunteers  How to recognize your performers  Throughout the year 
 Safety Activity Checkpoints  Safety Activity Checkpoints  When preparing for any activity with girls
 Service Unit Manager's 
 Manual
 Service Unit Manager's Manual  Help you run your Service Unit successfully
 New Troop Leader Handbook   Guidebook for leading a troop meeting   Throughout the year
 Daisy Troop Meeting Booklet  The first five meetings for your Daisy Troop   Beginning of the year
 Brownie Troop Meeting Booklet    The first five meetings for your Brownie Troop  Beginning of the year 
 Junior Troop Meeting Booklet  The first five meetings for your Junior Troop  Beginning of the year
 Year End Summary  Year End Summary  At the end of the Girl Scout year