Effective communication with your teen<br />Anne Peplow<br />Advanced General Psychology – PSY 492<br />M7:A2<br />August ...
Children turn into Teenagers<br /><ul><li>Children are cute and silly when learning how to walk and talk.</li></ul>(findwa...
Importance of communication<br /><ul><li>Drugs
Pregnancy
Gangs
Alcohol</li></ul>(futurity.org, 2011)<br />(homepages.wmich.edu, 2011)<br />(seijieiga.blogspot.com, 2011)<br />(drugfreeh...
How do you talk to your teen?<br />Active Listening<br />Being Non-judgmental<br />Show Interest<br />Ask Open-ended quest...
When is good time to talk?<br />At the dinner table<br />On the car ride to activities<br />In the evening while watching ...
Tips on communicating effectively<br />Be respectful, courteous, and clear<br />Use everyday interactions<br />Give positi...
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  1. 1. Effective communication with your teen<br />Anne Peplow<br />Advanced General Psychology – PSY 492<br />M7:A2<br />August 10, 2011<br />
  2. 2. Children turn into Teenagers<br /><ul><li>Children are cute and silly when learning how to walk and talk.</li></ul>(findwallpaper.info, 2011)<br /><ul><li>And then they grow up.</li></ul>Facefile.com (2009)<br />
  3. 3. Importance of communication<br /><ul><li>Drugs
  4. 4. Pregnancy
  5. 5. Gangs
  6. 6. Alcohol</li></ul>(futurity.org, 2011)<br />(homepages.wmich.edu, 2011)<br />(seijieiga.blogspot.com, 2011)<br />(drugfreehomes.org, 2011)<br />
  7. 7. How do you talk to your teen?<br />Active Listening<br />Being Non-judgmental<br />Show Interest<br />Ask Open-ended questions<br />Reflect on what is said<br />Check for Accuracy<br />(blogs.mcall.com, 2011)<br />
  8. 8. When is good time to talk?<br />At the dinner table<br />On the car ride to activities<br />In the evening while watching television<br />Quick text messages<br />(babble.com, 2011)<br />(autoguide.com, 2011)<br />(raisingchildren.net.au, 2011)<br />
  9. 9. Tips on communicating effectively<br />Be respectful, courteous, and clear<br />Use everyday interactions<br />Give positive comments<br />Keep the message brief and simple<br />Share feelings<br />Take responsibility<br />Choose your battles<br />(copypassion.com, 2011)<br />
  10. 10. What do teens like to talk about?<br />Relationships<br />Music<br />Movies<br />Opinions/views/ideas<br />Personal interests<br />Their future<br />The list is endless!<br />(deenaroseministries.wordpress.com, 2011)<br />
  11. 11. Tips for teens<br />Find a time where you can both be relaxed<br />Make sure there are no distractions<br />Ask them questions about their day<br />Don’t beat around the bush<br />If they react badly, don’t react back<br />Let them finish and don’t interrupt<br />Stay calm and respectful<br />Take a break if you need to<br />Be honest<br />(cartoonstock.com, 2011)<br />
  12. 12. References<br />Downshen, S., (July 2008). Communication and Your 13- to 18-Year-Old. KidsHealth, Web. kidhealth.org<br />Fioriello, P. (October 25, 2010). Tired of not being able to communicate with your teen? Advice for High School Students. Web highschoolmediator.com<br />Hardcastle, M., (2011). How to talk to your parents. Teen Advice. Web. Teenadvice.about.com<br />Parenting Research Centre. (2003). Communicating with your teenager. Victorian Department of Human Services. Pg. 1-4. Web. abcdparenting.org<br />

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