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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.

 



Talking with Teens & Preteens:  Helping Your Child Make Healthy Choices
Helps prevent high-risk behavior by helping parents maintain open, ongoing communication with their children! Provides guidance on starting positive dialogues, communicating ideas and values to young people while keeping
an open ear to what they have to say, talking about special issues such as violence and substance abuse, and recognizing warning signs of high-risk behavior. English and Spanish. (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.)