Maximizing the Power of Adolescence

Audience

Foster Parent

DCFS CW Professional

Community Partner

Course length

1.5 hours

About the course

Instructor

Dr. Corie Hebert, Ph. D, LMSW

Maximizing the Power of Adolescence will help develop a basic understanding of the rapid developmental leaps that are occurring during the adolescent years including how the adolescent brain responds differently than an adult brain. The training aims to help explain the common challenges involved with caring for adolescents and to provide tips on managing these challenges. These tips will assist understanding how to properly care and nurture adolescents in a way that promote healthy development.

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OBJECTIVES

1. Develop a basic understanding of the rapid developmental leaps occuring in the teenage body and brain during their teenage years.
2. Gain insight into the workings of the adolescent brain, how it responds to the world in different ways than an adult brain.
3. Understand common challenges that are a part of raising adolescents and learn how to manage these challenges.
4. Be able to care for, interact with, and nurture adolescents in ways that enhace healthy development during this very important time in which they are learning to be adults.

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