If men are from Mars and women are from Venus, then teenagers are from another universe entirely—or at least it can often seem that way. In How to Say It to Teens, you’ll discover surprisingly easy ways to keep the lines of communication open throughout the turbulent adolescent years.
Author Richard Heyman guides you through the most challenging topics any parent of a teen will ever face. Alphabetically listed from Anger to Violence, and packed with real-life examples, this wise parenting guide arms you with:
· Useful words and phrases · Ways to ask important question · Techniques for getting conversations started · Strategies for helping teens through their actions and their consequences · The most effective ways to offer advice
You’ll also find an eye-opening self-test to help you assess your own communication skills and five principles of communication that help you maintain your relationship with your teens through adolescence into adulthood.
About Richard Heyman
Richard Heyman teaches communication and education at the University of Calgary. He has published several works on communication, childhood development, and education including How to Say It to Teens: Talking About the Most Important Topics of Their Lives, Why Didn’t… More about Richard Heyman
Paperback | $16.95
Published by Prentice Hall Press Aug 01, 2001| 464 Pages| 7 x 9-1/4| ISBN 9780735201880