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January 22, 2018

The Teen Scene: Understanding What Teens are Thinking & Doing…and Why

Being a teenager can be a wonderful time, but it is also a time when bodies and brains are rapidly changing. Hormones, stress, relationships, media, bullying - and plenty of other pressures combine and can cause erratic behaviors, risky decisions, and impulsivity.  Whether you work with this age group or simply want to learn more about adolescents and teens, we hope you enjoy this conversation with psychologist Dr. David Walsh author of Why Do They Act That Way? A Survival Guide to the Adolescent Brain for You and Your Teen. Walsh will provide practical strategies and advice for working with this spunky and talented age-group. Author and psychologist David Walsh, PhD has written 10 books including his national best seller Why Do They Act That Way? He is known for his expertise about the adolescent brain and how the brain is impacted by media. This webinar is perfect for teachers, counselors, administrators or anyone who works with, or has adolescents and/or teens. Dr. Walsh is a gifted story teller and shares his research based knowledge and advice for having healthy conversations and strategies for working through challenges presented by this age group!

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