This audio file is from our eTalk: Current Trends with Middle School Kids.
The middle school years aren’t like they used to be. This generation of kids have only know smartphones, 9/11, and school shootings.
We’re also seeing a shift in mental health during the teen years.
In this audio file, parents will learn the current mental health trends among teenagers, risk factors and problematic behaviors to monitor during the middle school years, and practical tips and tricks for parenting during the middle school phase.
- Middle School Years Ain’t Like They Used To Be
- Developmental Changes and Trends
- Mental Health Trends Among Teenagers
- Risk Factors and Behaviors to Monitor
- Strategies to Enhance Parenting Approaches
- Additional Tips for Parents
- Final Thoughts
About Jonathan Hetterly, LPC:
Jonathan Hetterly is a licensed professional counselor. He specializes in helping teen and young adult men navigate the challenges they face in life. Jonathan is also a writer and his articles are regularly featured on PsychBytes.com and ShrinkTank.com.
He has contributed material to several books that explore the intersection of pop culture and psychology, including The Walking Dead Psychology, Star Wars Psychology, and Game of Thrones Psychology.
Jonathan is also a co-author of the parenting book Southeast Psych’s Guide for Imperfect Parents: A Book Written By Imperfect Therapists.