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Preparing Your Teen for the Real World

Dr. Regina Rei Lamourelle with Tara Michener, Patrick Larkin, Jann Gumbiner

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There are a number of programs that can help prepare you teen for the real world with a focus on the practical issues of growing up. Junior Achievement is one of those programs and our guests today explain the benefit of getting your teen involved.

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Rude Teens: Changing Times, What to Do

Dr. Regina Rei Lamourelle with Anna Post, Nicholas Provenzano, Susan M. Heim

pic Remember manners and etiquette? Apparently many teens didn't get the memo that these social graces are still important. Yes, some of the old rules are outdated, but the basics still apply. Learn how to help your teen develop a keen sense of appropriate behavior.
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Helping Teens to Understand and Manage Their Emotions

Regina Rei Lamourelle with Dr. Mary Lamia, Annie Fox, M.Ed.

pic According to our guest, teens often misunderstand and grossly mismanage their emotions. Moreover, many adults also misunderstand the role of emotions in teens and become enablers in the mismanagement of teen emotions. Our guests help us to help teens put their emotions in the right context and respond to their emotions in more productive ways.
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Who Is Teaching Your Teen Grit, Curiousity and Optimism?

Dr. Regina Rei Lamourelle with Paul Tough, Sam Chaltain, Kathryn Stamoulis, Ph.D.

pic Our guests say that our emphasis on I.Q., testing and scores undermines the development of critical qualities your teen needs to succeed in life. What are these skills, where and how are they learned? Tune in and find out if your teen is on the right track.
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Risky Behaviors: Sex, Teens and Technology, Oh My!

Dr. Regina Rei Lamourelle with Megan A. Moreno, MD, MSEd, MPH, Deven Black

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Teens exploring and experimenting with their sexuality is not new. However technology has taken this stage of teen development to a whole new level with legal consequences that neither parents, teachers or teens are prepared to handle. The onus is on parents. Find out what you need to know to protect your teens.

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