Building trusted connections is essential for teen development, but how do we help teens know who to trust and how to connect? Chris and Karlie offer practical tips for encouraging healthy adult connection and building those connections as a parent or a helper. They also talk promposals and ways to help teens experience the best of prom.
In this episode, we mentioned the following resources:
- Teen Life Summit: www.teenlife.ngo/summit
- TikTok: Promposal Example
- Whole Hearted School Counseling: When You’re Not Sure What to Say to Your (Teen) Child, but You Want to Stay in Connection
- Podcast Music: Luke Cabrera
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Chris has worked with teens from a variety of backgrounds for over a decade. He has a desire to help teenagers make good choices while also giving their families tools to communicate more effectively as choices are made.
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Karlie was in one of Teen Life’s original support groups and now is passionate about encouraging students to live better stories. She has gained experience working with teenagers through work, volunteer, and personal opportunities.