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Parent Resources

Resources to help parents meet the challenge of raising teens.

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Resources for anyone working with or interested in adolescent development.

Teen development

School success

parents helping daughter with schoolInformation on bullying, school violence, and more.

Alcohol, tobacco, and drugs

Advice on teen parties, talking with your teen about substance use, and dealing with the "everybody's doing it" attitude.

Family communication

The "how to" of effective communication in different situations.

Relationships: Peers and dating

Tips for talking with your teen about sexuality and dating.


Strategies to help you monitor what your teen does on the internet.

Parents of college students

Seminar for parents: Alcohol use on campusDepartment of Family Social Science — Find the information and tools you need to support and empower your student to make a successful transition to college, take on increasing responsibilities, and gain the most from their college years.

Seminar for parents: College finance — Department of Family Social Science — Get a realistic picture of the issues and challenges college students and their families face around finances.

Related resources

Common stresses for parents of teensIowa State University Extension — Find ways to manage new conflicts and stressors that develop as the parent-child relationship changes during the teen years. Part of the Stress: Taking Charge series.

Families: School success — Get resources that will help you support your children's learning, make school transitions positive, and build stronger parent-child relationships.

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