Positive Parenting Practices [downloadable]

teen photoParenting a teen is not easy. Many outside influences distract our youth and add challenges to parenting efforts. Youth need adults who are there for them—people who connect with them, communicate with them, spend time with them, and show a genuine interest in them. A key parental role is helping teens understand that their health and well-being—now and in the future—are not simply a matter of chance, but a matter of choice.

By engaging in positive parenting, parents can help their adolescent make healthy choices. Learn more about positive parenting on  the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) website. You may also download the following parenting fact sheets that were produced by the CDC:

 

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Care Managers can arrange a free 30 minute Care Consultation so you can explore options with an expert.
We invite you to call or email our Care Managers at 650.688.3625 or caremanager@chconline.org to set up an initial Parent Consultation appointment.

 

 

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