Sep 04, 2019 12:00 PM
Michelle Lennon
The Greater Tilton Area Family Resource Center's Parenting Teens program

The topics covered include: 

SESSION I – The Active Parent
  • Teens today
  • Styles of parenting
  • Control vs. influence
  • Mutual respect
  • The method of choice
SESSION II – Winning Cooperation
  • Who owns the problem?
  • Active communication with teens
  • The key of encouragement
SESSION III – Responsibility & Discipline
  • Logical consequences and more
  • Problem-solving with FLAC-feeling, logic, action, consequence
SESSION IV – Building Courage, Redirecting Misbehavior
  • The Think-Feel-Do Cycle
  • Courage and self-esteem
  • Five goals of teen behavior
  • Eliminating power struggles
SESSION V – Drugs, Sexuality, and Violence
  • Reducing the risks
  • Overview of the issues
  • Prevention strategies 1-4 (focus on sexuality)
SESSION VI – Drugs, Sexuality, and Violence (continued)
  • Prevention strategies 5-10 (focus on alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs)