Adolescence : A Guide for Parents

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An outline of the skills, knowledge and strategies parents need to guide their children to adulthood. Sensible and practical techniques are given for: communicating well with your adolescent; setting appropriate, negotiated boundaries; handling problems such as depression, relationships, emerging sexuality, drugs and eating disorders; and providing young people with an environment in which they feel safe, valued and listened to.

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Michael Carr-Greg is an adolescent psychologist, a well-respected speaker and one of Australia's leading authorities on teenage behaviour. In 1985 he founded CanTeen, the acclaimed cancer patients' support group for teenagers in New Zealand and Australia. Erin Shale has been a high school careers counsellor for ten years, and is a regular speaker at conferences for teachers, social workers and health professionals.

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"an excellent book - warm hearted towards teenagers, helpful to parents, and clear and detailed about all thebig issues" * Steve Biddulph * "sensible and warm advice for parents of teens" * Woman Magazine * "Dealing with issues arising just before and during the teen years is tough, and parents might wish their kids came with instructions! Adolescence is the next best thing. It outlines the skills, knowledge and strategies that can help you guide adolscents to adulthood." * Best *

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