In this episode of Today's Teenager, Roy offers three keys to to communicating effectively with teens. For more about Roy, including contact information, click here to visit Today's Teenager.
In this episode of Today's Teenager, Roy explores and debunks three popular myths about teenagers. Many adults avoid misunderstand teens and ultimately distance themselves. The truth is that teens do want meaningful relationships with adults, but they need adults to make and maintain the initiative in these relationships. Roy [...]
In this episode of Today's Teenager, Roy discusses the importance of apologize to teenagers and why apologizing is so critical to relationships with teens. For more about Roy, including contact information, click here to visit Today's Teenager.
In this episode Roy discusses why "telling teens what to do" does not work and offers a three step process, based in curiosity and listening, to help adults positively influence today's teenagers. To get Roy's newest ebook "Little Book of Questions that Really Get Teens Talking" go to todaysteenager.com and [...]
In this episode of Today's Teenager, Roy discuss the differences between normal vs. abnormal teen behavior. Roy explains why a young person's experience as a teenager can be a tumultuous one and how difficult it is for parents to go along for the ride! Roy offers three criteria to [...]
In this week's episode, Roy explores the differences between logical and relational consequences in disciplining teenagers. While both types of consequences modify behavior, one is ultimately destructive and leads to shame. This shame and its effects are deep and lasting and can result in emotionally and psychologically damaged [...]
In this episode, Roy explores the sometimes confusing nature of teen personality development. Roy explains that the formative nature of a teenager's personality leads to rapid changes, some of which will seem alarming to adults. At the heart of a teenager's personality is an adaptive quality that is [...]
In this episode, Roy explores how the concept of "the one thing" can enhance working with teens and other young people. The notion of "the one thing" suggests that success can be found by applying greater focus and direction towards a singular goal or aspect of a person's [...]
Roy welcomes Catholic educator and author Jared Dees to Today's Teenager to discuss a variety of topics, including Jared's thoughts on how to effectively reach teens as a Catholic educator, the adults who influenced his own development, and what resources he recommends for Catholic educators. Jared is digital [...]
In this special episode of Today's Teenager, Roy shares his journey towards giving a TEDx presentation last month in Lafayette, Louisiana. Roy offers insight into his own creative processes and how they were challenged and refined by the strictures of a TEDx presentation. Click here to watch Roy's full [...]