Why is middle school and high school challenging for so many students? There is so much to manage–from keeping track of assignments across multiple classes and teachers to time management to organizing materials. In this session, CHC Executive Functioning expert Vanessa Fasoli, ACC, discusses strategies and tools you can use with your child to promote effective organization and planning skills. Read more ›
Resources Tagged With: teens
As a parent, you want to know how much media use is too much. Should you manage your teen’s media consumption, and if so, how? How can you help your teen balance their time online and offline? In this CHC Community Education session, several presenters provide information and their perspectives on this topic. Read more ›
The American Academy of Pediatrics supports policies that are gender-affirming for children – an approach that is supported by other key professional organizations.
In 2016, the AAP joined with other organizations to produce the document, Supporting & Caring for Transgender Children, “a guide for community members and allies to ensure that transgender young people are affirmed, respected, and able to thrive.” Read more ›
In this session at Archbishop Mitty High School, Annaleah Logan, PsyD. discusses the different forms of anxiety and their respective symptoms, the stressors that teens experience, causes of teen anxiety and depression, and coping strategies. Read more ›
So your child just came out as lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender. What do you do?
The best initial response from parents is to “give their child a hug, to say that you love them,” said Kathy Godwin, board vice president for the organization PFLAG, which supports the LGBT community and helps to educate parents, families and friends. Read more ›
In his book Be the One, ABC News chief national correspondent and Nightline coanchor, Byron Pitts shares the stories of six young people who overcame impossible circumstances with extraordinary perseverance. Read more ›
Using social media to connect with others is kind of like having a private conversation in a public place. But there’s a difference. Even when you’re chatting with a friend in the middle of a physical crowd, most other people can’t hear what you say. On social media, your conversations can be read by anyone with access.
Depending on whether people notice your posts — and how positively they respond — your online interactions may be quite positive. Or not. Social media can make some teens feel depressed and isolated. Read more ›