raising teenagers

Talking to teens
Talking to teens (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Talking to teens is one of the many parenting challenges of the teenage years. Psychologist Dr Jo provides parenting tips about how to talk to teens Read More »

Connecting with your teenager
Connecting with your teenager (3 votes, average: 4.67 out of 5)

The teenage years can be challenging even before teenage dating begins. But with Psychologist Dr Jo’s parenting tips, raising teenagers can be a pleasure Read More »

Video games – a moral game changer?
Video games – a moral game changer? (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

With 98% of Australian households with children having at least one form of video game, it not only seems logical but indeed ethical that we discuss the moral content of videogames. A recent paper by Macquarie University researchers challenges the ... Read More »

Teen girls flout online rules with friends (or BFFL)
Teen girls flout online rules with friends (or BFFL) (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

A Griffith University study into teen girls’ online behaviour has found they understand the rules of cybersafety but choose to flout those rules, especially when communicating with close friends. Dr Roberta Thompson from the School of Education & Professional Studies surveyed 130 13-year-old Queensland ... Read More »

Initiative delivers benefits for at-risk students and families
Initiative delivers benefits for at-risk students and families (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

At-risk young people and their families benefit from a ground-breaking initiative across education, health and community service providers, according to recent Charles Sturt University (CSU) research. The evaluation of the innovative Family Referral Service (FRS) in Schools initiative in the ... Read More »

Teaching teens the truth about alcohol
Teaching teens the truth about alcohol (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

High school students are being challenged to think critically about alcohol advertising, as they take part in an innovative new program designed to counter alcohol industry messages. The media literacy program, known as Game Changer+, will be introduced in selected ... Read More »

Parental policing: what are mums and dads doing to encourage safe driving?
Parental policing: what are mums and dads doing to encourage safe driving? (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Parents are vital in encouraging their children to obey the road rules and young drivers are keen to show their parents they can be trusted behind the wheel, according to results of a QUT road safety study. Dr Alexia Lennon, from QUT’s Centre ... Read More »

Time to remove barriers that stop girls being more active
Time to remove barriers that stop girls being more active (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Adolescent girls are missing out on opportunities to be as physically active as boys and a Melbourne researcher says that schools and sporting clubs are the place to start to change this inequity. Dr Helen Brown from the Institute for Physical ... Read More »

Parent-focused treatment effective in combatting anorexia nervosa
Parent-focused treatment effective in combatting anorexia nervosa (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Researchers from the Murdoch Childrens Research Institute (MCRI), The Royal Children’s Hospital and the University of Melbourne compared the effectiveness of Parent-Focused Treatment (PFT) and Family-Based Treatment (FBT), the current standard of care for adolescents with AN. They found that ... Read More »

App for young boys aims to prevent domestic violence
App for young boys aims to prevent domestic violence (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

A concept for an app aimed at engaging boys aged 10 to 15 to teach them respectful relationships with girls has been developed by a QUT social marketing expert as “another part of the jigsaw” to prevent domestic violence against ... Read More »







 
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