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Strategies for Teenage Health and Wellness
Jane Timmons-Mitchell Ph.D.
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Best summer activities? Outdoors, with adult guidance, and peers.
How can you help your child learn to clean up without conflict? Slow down and adopt a new approach.
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How do we help our children and youth stop bullying? Act as you want them to act.
Trust needed for mountain climbing: 100%. Trust needed for most other tasks: a lot less than that.
How do we help teens, grow and thrive in healthy ways? Establish gender-neutral standards for behavior and enforce rules uniformly. Don't give in to bullying.
Jane Timmons-Mitchell, Ph.D., is a senior research associate at the Begun Center for Violence Prevention Research and Education at Case Western Reserve University's Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences.