DTS Reference Form Referral InstructionsThe Applicant you are giving information about has applied to attend a training school with Youth With A Mission (YWAM). YWAM training schools usually include community living in a multi-cultural and inter-denominational setting. The Applicant will be studying with, and ministering to, those of other races and backgrounds. Please keep this into mind as you complete the form. If you would prefer to give additional opinions by telephone or email, please feel free to do so. Receipt of this form is necessary before we can consider the application.Your Name* First Last Name of student (applicant) you are writing this reference for:* First Last School the applicant is applying for:*School of Frontier Missions (SOFM)Discipleship Training School (DTS)OtherYour relationship to the Applicant*PastorChurch ElderDTS School LeaderMentorEmployerFriendOtherIf you selected "Other" please explain:How long have you known the Applicant?*How would you define your relationship to the Applicant?* Very close Fairly close Casual Aquaintance In which situations have you worked with, and observed, the Applicant?* Church Work Ministry Small group YWAM School Social Activities Family Other In your opinion, which of the following would describe his/her Christian walk?* Mature Young Contagious Genuine and Growing Over-emotional Superficial Non-existant Additional Comments:How does the Applicant respond under pressure?*Community living can be trying at times, especially in a new environment and an international setting. The applicant needs to adapt to many different cultures, habits, climates, food and environments. In consideration of this, please evaluate the applicant’s maturity. Overcomes stress and difficulty with a postive attitude Accepts trials and hardship patiently Hides emotion or true feelings Becomes angry or highly frustrated Becomes depressed or withdrawn in difficult situations Additional Comments:Please describe the Applicant's character and personality (select all that apply):* Honest Emotionally stable Curious Shy Teachable Patient Flexible Socially adaptable Healhty Humorous Emotional Easily angered Easily scared / frightened Easily nervous Hard-working Extrovert Introvert Self-controlled Joyful Serious Fussy Takes initiative Quiet Punctual Independent Highly dependent on others Careless Easily depressed / anxious Additional Comments:How studious (hard-working, focused, detailed, self-disciplined) is the Applicant?* Our training programs include studying under a rigorous time schedule that requires good time management skills. Although this attribute can be acquired, we would like to know a bit more about the Applicant’s time management skills. This question is NOT a determining factor in the Applicant’s acceptance to the school.How does the Applicant relate to others when working as part of a team?Please comment briefly on the applicant's ability to relate to others and to be a part of a team. In other words, how does their personality and character effect their working relationships with others?How teachable is the Applicant?*YWAM training programs place a high emphasis on discipleship during the school because we believe that knowledge without action is meaningless. In your opinion, do you believe the Applicant is teachable and ready to receive exhortation, challenges, and encouragement?Has the Applicant experienced any major trauma or difficulty?Our training programs are often a very healing experience for many students – especially in the area of personal struggles and past trauma. Is there anything you feel we should be aware of that will help us in counseling and guiding the Applicant as they study God's Word and live in community with other Christians?What growth have you observed in the Applicant's life?*What are two (2) areas this Applicant can grow in?*Why, in your opinion, is the applicant applying for this course?* Personal spiritual growth Academic growth To learn about future ministry opportunity To receive training / mentoring To share the Gospel Adventure / Travel Need help Wishes to help others Other... Additional Comments:Does the applicant have trouble responding well to authority?* Yes / Often Sometimes No / Never Please explain:Does the applicant show any prejudice against those of other races, nationalities, or religious group?* Yes / Often Sometimes No / Never Please explain:Has the applicant ever been arrested or in trouble with the law?* Yes / Often No / Never If Yes, please explain:Is the Applicant someone you do, or would, enjoy working with?* Yes No Would you recommend the Applicant for acceptance into Youth With A Mission?* Yes Maybe (with hesitation) No Your Email contact info:* Your Phone contact info:CaptchaCommentsThis field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged. This iframe contains the logic required to handle Ajax powered Gravity Forms.