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Reaching Teens: Strength-Based Communication Strategies to Build Resilience and Support Healthy Adolescent Development

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Author: Kenneth R. Ginsburg

Publisher: American Academy of Pediatrics

ISBN 10: 158110748X
ISBN 13: 978-1581107487

400+ video clips!
Up to 65 CME/CEU credits!

This groundbreaking multimedia resource embodies the core belief that identifying, reinforcing, and building on inherent strengths can facilitate positive youth development. Text and video components combine to show how expert-tested, strength-based communication approaches work to engage today's teens.

Contributions from leading practitioners - plus firsthand perspectives from teens - help you refine your communication strategies and skills.

Successful solutions targeting today's foremost youth-development issues
Created to benefit all professionals who serve adolescents, Reaching Teens explores and demonstrates communications strategies for diverse healthcare, counseling, youth program, and educational settings. Professionals and teens offer hard-won insight on addressing behavioral and emotional issues; crisis management; stress management; sexuality; grief; depression; peer pressure; substance abuse; bullying; youth violence - virtually all the issues you're most likely to encounter. The work is grounded in resilience theory, positive youth development, and trauma-informed care.

Turn here for actionable advice and counsel spanning the toughest youth communication challenges:
- How to help teens recognize existing strengths
- How to empower wider decisions and healthier choices
- How to foster resilience-building
- How to ally with parents and support effective parenting
- How to develop and prioritize your interventions
- How to help with special psychosocial and environmental challenges
- How to de-escalate crisis situations
- How to establish appropriate boundaries
- How to discourage unhealthy relationships
- How to serve populations with special healthcare needs
- How to practice effective self-care that enhances your ability to serve youth
- Plus much more!
Approved for Continuing Education Credits from The American Academy of Pediatrics, The National Association of Social Workers,  The National Board of Certified Counselors, The National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners, and The American Academy of Physician Assistants.