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VIRTUAL TRAINING: What’s Up with Teens? Understanding Typical Adolescent Development
April 21 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
This training has been moved to a virtual Zoom platform as a part of COVID-19 response.
What’s Up with Teens?
Understanding Typical Adolescent Development
ON ZOOM VIA VIDEO & PHONE:
Tuesday April 21st, 2020: 10am – 12pm
REGISTER ON ZOOM HERE: https://vibrant.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_dG7hm6UwQgum13QwyD5vaQ
Target Audience: BBC Members & All public community members
Interacting with teens and young adults can be fun… and challenging! Have you ever been frustrated with a teen’s strong need to challenge authority and question rules? Does it feel like you are on an emotional roller coaster with some of your youth? Do you want more strategies for addressing challenging behaviors when they arise? Join us to learn more about this adolescence, the incredible period of growth from childhood to adulthood.
Adolescence is a time of immense change in the life cycle. Hormones are shifting, bodies are growing, and moods are swinging! Sometimes understanding the layers of change happening in the adolescent mind and body can be hard for the adults in their lives to understand or relate to. This session will serve as an introduction to the dynamic shifts that define adolescence and provide you with skills for effectively responding to challenging behaviors.
Participants will be able to:
- Define typical adolescence
- Identify developmental tasks of adolescence and make connections to youth behavior
- Recognize signs that youth may be experiencing a mental health crisis
- Learn strategies to respond to challenging behaviors in developmentally-appropriate ways
Facilitated By: Rebecca Anuru, MSW, MPH, Project Manager for CCSI, Center for Policy, Advocacy, & Education at Vibrant Emotional Health
Thank you for your interest and registration!