Risky Business:

How to Understand and Prevent Risky Teen Behavior

Lecture:  October 18th, 7 p.m., BCC

Speaker:  Joshua Wayne, MA

Whether it's experimenting with drugs and alcohol, being sexually active or posting inappropriate information on-line, parents have many concerns about the choices their teens will make.

In this talk parent and teen expert Joshua Wayne, MA will help parents identify warning signs of risky behavior, discuss appropriate and effective interventions, and provide tips to keeping the lines of communication open with your teen. This talk will provide a practical and helpful framework for parents to address their biggest concerns about their teen's choices.

About Joshua Wayne, MA

Joshua Wayne is a leading expert in the field of youth development, and is the creator of the audio program Your Successful Teen: The Complete Guide to Turning Your Teen Into a Successful Young Adult. He is known for his innovative approaches to behavioral change that help teens reach their potential while revealing to parents the true causes of conflict and the way back to balance and happiness in the home.

Joshua has a Masters Degree in Counselor Education from Northeastern Illinois University in Chicago and has been featured as a Life Coach on the Style Network and also writes for the Huffington Post. He is based in Washington DC and coaches parents around the country.

Organized by the 9th Grade Peer Parents Team

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