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The dreaded teen years - you knew that they were coming, but now that your darling child has become a teenager, everything seems to have changed! From pre-college pressures to navigating social media, there is so much that your teen has to deal with, and you want to be there to help. But how can you help your teen? By turning to an expert. Jodi Aman has 25 years of experience as a therapist and intuitive counselor, and specializes in helping teens - and their parents - navigate the choppy waters of adolescence.

This all-video course is available to you 24 hours a day, anytime, anywhere! Jodi walks you through everything you need to know to guide your teens successfully through delicate subjects such as sex, mental health and bullying, as well as money management, self-care and social media. You'll also learn how to take care of yourself - you can't be a great model for your teen if you aren't leading by example!

What you will learn

  • How to model good emotional health for your teens
  • Compassion and communication
  • How to help your teen build great family and peer relationships
  • The ways to help a struggling teen
  • How to fulfill your role as an advisor and leader
  • A deeper understanding of mental health issues and how you can help
  • How to set firm and healthy limits for your teen
  • Intentional life planning

Requirements

International Open Academy courses are designed for anyone with an interest in learning. No formal qualifications are required to study with us. Our courses are suitable if you want to learn new skills, start a new career, or if you’re already working in a particular industry and wish to upgrade your talents and enhance your resume.

Lessons

Module 1: Your Role As A Parent Of Teens

  • Welcome and introduction to the course
  • Understanding how to parent teens
  • Modeling good emotional health
  • Compassion for you and your teen
  • Great communication with your teen

Module 2: Understanding Relationships

  • Family relationships
  • Peer relationships
  • Place and purpose in the community and the world
  • Understanding gender, race, sexuality and different backgrounds
  • Relationship with self

Module 3: Taking Care Of Emotional Wellness

  • Teaching teens where they have control
  • Teaching teens to problem solve
  • How to think about resistance
  • Seven ways to help teens through hard times
  • Understanding teen mental health issues
  • Seeking help
  • Dealing with Bullies

Module 4: Setting Limits

  • Introduction to setting limits
  • Discipline and consequences
  • Social media and video games
  • Relationship red flags
  • Assigning chores
  • Allowances and money management

Module 5: Maintaining Happiness And Optimism

  • Expanding comfort zones
  • Being flexible
  • Seeing the bigger picture
  • Physical wellness
  • Intentional life planning
  • Conclusion and celebration

Career

Who is this course for

This course is for anyone with teens in their life.

  • Foster parents
  • Parents of teens (or pre-teens)
  • Aunts and Uncles
  • Grandparents
  • Teachers
  • Scout leaders
  • Anyone who will be interacting with teens and wants to have a healthy, happy relationship!

How will it help me

This course will help you understand teens and the pressures that they face, which are quite different than they used to be! Being able to effectively communicate with your teen, to show understanding and the ability to take their problems seriously, is so important. You'll be able to build a better relationship, which in turn will make your house a happier one!

Certification

You will be required to complete each lesson in full, and answer exams at the end of each course module. If your pass rate exceeds 55% on each exam then you will receive a certificate of completion, to recognize your achievement. You can immediately download your PDF course certificate from IOA.

Most of our courses will earn you credits through Continuing Education (CE) / Continuing Professional Development (CPD). CE/CPD points are accepted and recognized by professional member bodies and academic institutions across the US and internationally.

All courses are accredited by the International Council for Online Educational Standards (www.icoes.org). When successfully completing a course, students can choose to purchase an ICOES certificate that recognizes the achievement, from this third-party institution.

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    About

    The dreaded teen years - you knew that they were coming, but now that your darling child has become a teenager, everything seems to have changed! From pre-college pressures to navigating social media, there is so much that your teen has to deal with, and you want to be there to help. But how can you help your teen? By turning to an expert. Jodi Aman has 25 years of experience as a therapist and intuitive counselor, and specializes in helping teens - and their parents - navigate the choppy waters of adolescence.

    This all-video course is available to you 24 hours a day, anytime, anywhere! Jodi walks you through everything you need to know to guide your teens successfully through delicate subjects such as sex, mental health and bullying, as well as money management, self-care and social media. You'll also learn how to take care of yourself - you can't be a great model for your teen if you aren't leading by example!

    What you will learn

    • How to model good emotional health for your teens
    • Compassion and communication
    • How to help your teen build great family and peer relationships
    • The ways to help a struggling teen
    • How to fulfill your role as an advisor and leader
    • A deeper understanding of mental health issues and how you can help
    • How to set firm and healthy limits for your teen
    • Intentional life planning

    Requirements

    International Open Academy courses are designed for anyone with an interest in learning. No formal qualifications are required to study with us. Our courses are suitable if you want to learn new skills, start a new career, or if you’re already working in a particular industry and wish to upgrade your talents and enhance your resume.

    Lessons

    Module 1: Your Role As A Parent Of Teens

    • Welcome and introduction to the course
    • Understanding how to parent teens
    • Modeling good emotional health
    • Compassion for you and your teen
    • Great communication with your teen

    Module 2: Understanding Relationships

    • Family relationships
    • Peer relationships
    • Place and purpose in the community and the world
    • Understanding gender, race, sexuality and different backgrounds
    • Relationship with self

    Module 3: Taking Care Of Emotional Wellness

    • Teaching teens where they have control
    • Teaching teens to problem solve
    • How to think about resistance
    • Seven ways to help teens through hard times
    • Understanding teen mental health issues
    • Seeking help
    • Dealing with Bullies

    Module 4: Setting Limits

    • Introduction to setting limits
    • Discipline and consequences
    • Social media and video games
    • Relationship red flags
    • Assigning chores
    • Allowances and money management

    Module 5: Maintaining Happiness And Optimism

    • Expanding comfort zones
    • Being flexible
    • Seeing the bigger picture
    • Physical wellness
    • Intentional life planning
    • Conclusion and celebration

    Career

    Who is this course for

    This course is for anyone with teens in their life.

    • Foster parents
    • Parents of teens (or pre-teens)
    • Aunts and Uncles
    • Grandparents
    • Teachers
    • Scout leaders
    • Anyone who will be interacting with teens and wants to have a healthy, happy relationship!

    How will it help me

    This course will help you understand teens and the pressures that they face, which are quite different than they used to be! Being able to effectively communicate with your teen, to show understanding and the ability to take their problems seriously, is so important. You'll be able to build a better relationship, which in turn will make your house a happier one!

    Certification

    You will be required to complete each lesson in full, and answer exams at the end of each course module. If your pass rate exceeds 55% on each exam then you will receive a certificate of completion, to recognize your achievement. You can immediately download your PDF course certificate from IOA.

    Most of our courses will earn you credits through Continuing Education (CE) / Continuing Professional Development (CPD). CE/CPD points are accepted and recognized by professional member bodies and academic institutions across the US and internationally.

    All courses are accredited by the International Council for Online Educational Standards (www.icoes.org). When successfully completing a course, students can choose to purchase an ICOES certificate that recognizes the achievement, from this third-party institution.

    5220 Students

    Guarantee

    Accredited

    Accredited