The Teenage Brain: A How-To Guide for Parents
The current research on adolescent brain biology has a lot to teach us about the teenagers we think we know. This workshop focuses on a few key changes that occur during the teen years and offers practical strategies on how to help their families navigate in turbulent times.
You will learn:
- How changes in the brain impact the development of good judgment, problem-solving, decision-making and impulse control;
- How normal changes in sleep patterns change the way your teenager gets through his/ her day and night and affects their schooling and family time;
- How the overdevelopment of the brain structures responsible for handling emotions affects the way your teen sees the world;
- Why we can’t blame hormones for everything.
To discuss how this workshop can be customized for the needs of your school or community organization, contact us here.