Adolescence is a time of change…

Adolescence is a remarkable developmental period, in which children are transformed neurobiologically, cognitively and interpersonally as they prepare for adult roles and relationships. The confluence of these diverse changes makes adolescence a ‘’sensitive” developmental period, where vulnerability increases but opportunities for growth are also heightened.

Teen years can be stressful! Some teens get involved in serious problems like running away, skipping school, bullying, drinking or using drugs and more. Parents and alternate caregivers of girls or boys ages 10-16 with serious behaviour problems are invited to participate in a study that evaluates a new treatment that focuses on strengthening parent-teen relationships as a way to reduce problem behaviour in pre-teens and teens.

⇢  If you are a parent struggling with the ‘teen years’, you will find more information about our program and what we offer here.

⇢  If you are a treatment provider and you are interested in finding out more, you will find more information here.

For further details or if you have any questions, please contact the Study Coordinator at youth_project@sfu.ca.

We look forward to hearing from you!


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