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Aletha Akers

Aletha Akers, MD, is a faculty member at the CPTC and an adolescent gynecologist at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. She is one of the experts featured in our video series and authors pieces for us on healthy sexuality, communication, and more. Dr. Aker’s brings years of expertise in community-based research and translating research into educational materials.

/ Sep 04, 2018

Why Not to Make Assumptions About Your Teens

Here's why jumping to conclusions about teens can break down communication.

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/ Sep 04, 2018

Helping Teens Have a Healthy Approach to Their Developing Sexuality

Strategies for approaching discussions about sex and sexuality with teens.

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/ Sep 04, 2018

Provide Constructive Criticism to Build Resilient Teens

Providing and accepting criticism isn’t always easy. But when done in an effective way, it can teach and build resilience. Learn more.

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/ Sep 04, 2018

Communicating Values to Tweens and Teens

Effectively express values to your children.

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