Balancing Love and Limits with Your Teen: Effective Strategies for Parents

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This webinar will focus on practical strategies for helping parents of adolescents find the balance between love and limits in effectively parenting their teen. Current thinking about adolescent development will be discussed with an emphasis on new findings from the fields of neuroscience and developmental psychology. How parents can differentiate between minor irritants and more serious problems that might warrant professional attention will be presented as well as practical recommendations on how parents can effectively deal with common adolescent behavioral problems.

David Pelcovitz

Dr. David Pelcovitz holds the Gwendolyn and Joseph Straus Chair in Psychology and Jewish Education at the Azrieli Graduate School of Jewish Education and Administration at Yeshiva University. Serving for more than two decades as director of psychology at North Shore University Hospital-NYU School of Medicine and clinical professor of psychology at NYU School of Medicine, Dr. Pelcovitz has consulted, published and lectured extensively on a wide range of issues facing children, adolescents and Jewish families. Areas of research and clinical specialty include family violence, the impact of domestic violence, stress management, transmitting values to children and adolescents and coping with trauma and loss. His most recent publication was Balanced Parenting, a book he wrote in collaboration with his father, Rabbi Raphael Pelcovitz, on parenting from a Jewish perspective.