Teens have their own language and culture. Learning to “speak teen” helps you learn the skills needed to “speak teen” and earn trust to avoid a communication coup and engage in deeper conversations. Topics addressed include what communication is, how to know if your teen is in trouble, what it means when teens don’t talk, earning their trust, getting teens to open up, positive communication, and taboo teen topics. Delivered digitally with immediate 24/7 access.
From Instagram, Snapchat, Facebook to Twitter (and every app in-between), social media has become a powerful and primary form of communication. It has also created a culture, a "like" culture. This digital toolbox addresses what the like culture and what the impact it and social media has on self-esteem, body image, emerging sense of self and overall physical and mental wellbeing. Special attention on adolescent experiences. Delivered digitally with immediate 24/7 access.
Beginning as early as preschool, kids receive messaging that they need to make decisions about their future. As they transition into adolescence, teens are feeling insurmountable pressure to be the model of a perfect student, perfect son or daughter, perfect athlete, perfect employee and more. This digital toolkit offers the teen definition of “perfect,” signs that pressure may be the trigger for other concerning behaviors. Delivered digitally with immediate 24/7 access.
This essential digital toolkit addresses overwhelm and stress, anger and defiance as well as anxiety and depression. Additionally, we will address the rising occurrence of self-harm and self-injury including suicidal ideations. Framework on seeking mental health support, how to interview a therapist and self-care for both teens and adults will be provided. Delivered digitally with immediate 24/7 access.
Sexual orientation and gender expression are integral parts of who and how a teen identifies. This digital workshop helps you learn more about gender, gender identity, and sexual orientation. This chapter also addresses what it means to identity as transgender or gender-fluid and how to build supportive, safe spaces for transgender teens. Delivered digitally with immediate 24/7 access.
With vaping replacing smoking, pot becoming legal and alcohol and opioid use on the rise, it is critical to understand the impact vaping, alcohol and other substances have on adolescent culture and how to have the necessary conversations substances. Adolescent feedback and comments will be interspersed throughout this workshop. Delivered digitally with immediate 24/7 access.
This eight-week live, online workshop offered just twice a year with Julie Smith examines your unique behavior blueprint to identify the what's behind the behavior that interrupt your relationships with teens -- and yourself. Special attention given to understanding and managing moods and mental health.MORE INFO