Adolescence is seen by many as a challenging time for parents. Your teenager is developing a new identity and becoming an independent adult. Maintaining connection with your teen can help you to reduce conflict and increase cooperation while you negotiate rules and boundaries. In this Webinar, Mary explains some of the changes taking place in the teenage brain, and how they impact on social and emotional development. She offers practical advice on how we can maintain positive family relationships while we support our teens to achieve all that we know they are capable of.
Dr Mary O'Kane is a Lecturer in Psychology, Early Childhood Studies and Education. Her research interests include childhood transitions; self esteem and wellbeing, and the value of play. She runs a monthly Parenting Slot on Ireland AM discussing a broad range of parenting and childhood issues while also responding to viewers parenting queries. She is also a regular contributor to the Alison Curtis Show on Today FM. She gives public talks on a range of topics related to child wellbeing, parenting, and education, and is well known for her humorous down to earth approach.
Course Duration and Delivery
Public Training This is a 2h course when delivered as public training or webinar