Agenda for Workshop on Understanding and Parenting the Teenage Brain

The Teenage Environment

Challenge of the Teenage Years:
The Teenage Brain – a Work in Progress
The Emotional Driver
Causes of Teenage “Misbehaviour”
Windows of Opportunities
Windows of Sensitivities


Effective Parenting of Teenagers: Meeting the Challenge

Parenting Styles
What works with Teenagers
Dealing with Teenage Emotions
Boundaries and Enforcement


Holistic Personal Development – a Prerequisite for Effective Parenting

Emotional Intelligence – Personal and Social Competencies
Stress Management
Increasing Personal Effectiveness in Work and Personal Life
Getting into my Teenager’s World