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Elyse Salek

Elyse Salek, M.S.Ed, is the Senior Manager of Center Operations at the CPTC. Drawing on her expertise in human development, Elyse writes about topics ranging from teen development, to peer pressure, to discipline. Her degree is in Psychology and Human Development from the University of Pennsylvania School of Education.

/ Nov 05, 2018

Say This, Not That: Using I Statements

One simple word can make a big difference in communication. Discover the power of I statements.

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/ Nov 05, 2018

Say This, Not That: Avoid the Lecture

Why lectures backfire and how to take a different approach.

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/ Nov 05, 2018

Say This, Not That: Establishing Rules

Make rules teens will follow.

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/ Nov 05, 2018

Say This, Not That: Effective Consequences

Learn how to make consequences teens will accept and understand.

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/ Sep 13, 2018

Ten Tips to Support Your Teen’s School Success

Parents may be surprised that some of the best ways to support teens in school are allowing them to make mistakes and fail at certain tasks. Learn more.

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/ Sep 04, 2018

Disciplining Teens: Back to Basics

When it comes to teen discipline, sometimes you need to go back to the basics. The things you learned when they were toddlers. Find out how.

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