Aliens On Planet Teen: A Survival Guide For Parents with Anthony E. Wolf, Ph.D.
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Parents marooned among volatile and incomprehensible aliens (aka. teens & tweens) discover the drivers behind adolescent behavior and insights for living in peace together at home.
If men are from Mars, and women are from Venus, where doteenagers come from? Pluto? Another galaxy? Fear not for Anthony E. Wolf ishere to act as a translator for two groups that at times seem to be speaking completely different languages—parents and teenagers. An esteemed clinical psychologist, Dr. Wolf has over 25 years of experience geared not only toward understanding the differences between tween and/or teenage and adult behaviours, but maybe more importantly on how to most harmoniously work with these behaviours in a way that strengthens relationships between teens and parents. In this ParentMap lecture, guests will not only learn how to decipher and respond to their temperamental teens and tweens, but also learn why they behave as they do. This insightful lecture promises toleave parents with a better understanding of their children that will benefit the whole family.
Dr. Wolf is the author of many bestselling books including Get Out of My Life, but First Could You Drive Me & Cheryl to the Mall: A Parent's Guide to the New Teenager; It’s Not Fair, Jeremy Spencer’s Parents Let Him Stay Up All Night!: A Guide to the Tougher Parts of Parenting; and The Secret of Parenting. He has also contributed to parenting magazines, print publications, and appeared on many national news shows discussing his work on parenting every age, from young child to teenager.
Age: 10-16 years
Tickets: $20 in advance/$25 at the door