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.
Parents have the most influence when their rules are about safety, values and how to act in society. Learn how to set rules teens so teens will listen.
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Key strategies for building teens' problem-solving skills.
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Support healthy brain development.
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