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Teenage Mutants and Resiliency

Have you ever wondered why some adolescents are well adjusted and others display behavioral or emotional problems?  A study published in 2013 in Ceskoslovenska Psychologie explored the effects of resiliency in adolescents.  426 more words


Dr. Charlene Kushler: Effects of Divorce on Adolescents

A highly regarded expert in the field of child adjustment after divorce, Dr. Charlene Kushler has worked closely with Michigan’s Livingston County Child and Family Services. 229 more words

Charlene Kushler


I have a special place in my heart for twelve-year-olds. I spent 25 of my 37 years in public education in the middle school. I loved being a part of the chick struggling to get out of the shell, that awkward child/adult, learning how to fly on its own. 266 more words

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Young Love that Might be Nonsense

Growing up, I faced an impossible problem. There was, as far as I could see, no way of solving it. It just seemed impossible to navigate the unfortunate “young adult” years without putting my foot in the romantic cow pie. 661 more words

Alcohol, Drugs & Sex

Alcohol, Drugs & Sex


Having sex while drunk or high on drugs

Sex, drink and drugs. Sound like fun? But remember they carry risks, especially when they’re mixed together. 1,499 more words


Distraction and Teen Crashes: Even Worse than We Thought

Distraction and Teen Crashes: Even Worse than We Thought
Source: AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety

The most comprehensive research ever conducted into crash videos of teen drivers has found significant evidence that distracted driving is likely much more serious a problem than previously known, according to the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety.

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Charlie Waller Institute (CWI) Workshop

Dr Laura PassI was lucky enough to attend a one-day CWI workshop on the 17th March on Behavioural Activation (BA) for adolescents by Professor Christopher Martell, a world leader in the field.  29 more words