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These materials regarding teens are free of charge and available by completing the PUBLICATIONS ORDER FORM.   Some materials are also available for downloading.

 



What Parents Should Know About Teen Behavior
Guides parents in celebrating their teens' growing independence, understanding their behavior, and knowing what to do when problems occur. Emphasizes good communication and setting limits. 16 pages, 5 1/2" x 8". English Only. (Download not available.)



Talking To Adolescents About Sex
Encourages parents to discuss values, self-esteem, maturity, and responsibility with their children. Points out the benefits of open communication, and urges parents to convey factual medical and contraceptive advice to their children. 16 pages, 5 1/2" x 8". English Only. (Download not available.)


 



Being A Teen Parent - What To Expect
Excellent overview helps teen parents provide their baby with the best care while dealing with their own social and personal issues. Covers prenatal care, child safety, stress management, and getting help when it's needed. Encourages readers to prevent another pregnancy and to continue with their education. 8 pages, 5 1/2" x 8". English Only. (Download not available.)



Teen Parenthood
Explores the practical and emotional challenges of parenthood. Reminds teen parents not to neglect their own needs as they take responsibility for their child's well-being, provides tips on ensuring that their child's needs are met, and lists special services available. English and Spanish. (Download not available.)


 



9 Tips For Talking To Teens About Gender, Sexuality And Respect
This booklet offers insight and encouragement to help parents discuss sensitive issues of sexual orientation and gender identity with their teenager. Booklet presents a list of tips that urge parents to educate themselves, nurture an atmosphere of open communication, be willing to discuss sexuality and gender with their teen, and stay alert for signs of bullying. Promotes respect, unconditional support, and prevention of harassment of LGBT youth. Only available in English. (Download not available.)