SUPPORTING TEENS IN MAKING HEALTHY CHOICES: Matt Bellace, Ph.D.

TUESDAY, December 3rd, 2013
Lake Forest High School
Raymond Moore Auditorium
7:00 – 8:30 PM

Matt Bellace will be speaking to parents at 7:00 PM at Lake Forest High School – Raymond Moore Auditorium. This presentation will focus on how parents can communicate with their teens without arguing. Specifically, it will present examples of how to communicate effectively about responsibility, healthy coping skills, alcohol and other drug use, and ways to…

  • Build Resiliency through Leaning on Positive People for Support,
  • Coping with Emotions in a Healthy Way, and
  • Having the Confidence to Rise Above.

The current research on adolescent brain development will be presented and time will be give for questions and answers. As a clinical psychologist and stand-up comedian, Dr. Bellace uses humor to convey his very powerful message. We need to support young people in both words and actions if we want them to make healthy choices for themselves.