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The teen years are a critical developmental phase as children become adults.

During adolescence, preteens and teens going through puberty become increasingly conscious of their body image. They develop their sexual, gender, and ethnic identities. Peer relationships become increasingly important. School responsibilities increase and some teens get a job. Many teens experiment with drugs and alcohol. The teen years have unique stresses and pressures. Teens may not always let on—but parents and other caring adults play a vital role in providing support and helping teens achieve their best on their way to adulthood.

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Is Your Child Resilient?

Read on to discover how to become more confident, stronger & resilient…and teach it to your kids!

Teens Sleeping with Cell Phones: A Clear and Present Danger

You may already know that many teens sleep with their cell phone on or near the bed.

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Confronting Social Disparities

One of the most troubling realities of the struggling teens industry is that many of the youths with the greatest

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Programs for Struggling Teens: Ideal Features- Part VI

The professional literature on adolescent development and programs for struggling teens suggests that, ideally, programs should have a number of key features.

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Programs for Struggling Teens: Ideal Features- Part V

The professional literature on adolescent development and programs for struggling teens suggests that, ideally, programs should have a number of key features.

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The Benchmarks of Caring

A student of mine recently asked me why I care so much about young people.

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