In the new book, “The Great Myths of Adolescence” – co-authored by our guest, Dr. Mike Axelrod – the myths that have plagued teens for generations are broken down to find the truth!
In this age of equality and eliminating stereotypes, it seems we have forgotten to consider a younger generation! The stereotypes of teens run rampant – everything from that they are lazy and moody to violent and disconnected. Fortunately, there are volumes of research looking at very aspect of teen development and behavior. Today we will clarify our own understanding and learn the truth of what it means to be a teen today. Listen in!
If you work with teens or are raising one yourself, this resource is a must read! Being a teen these days is hard enough – hello, social media. It is time to shed the myths of adolescence that have persisted for generations.
Dr. Michael Axelrod is Director of the Human Development Center and a Professor in the Psychology Department at the University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire. A licensed psychologist and a Nationally Certified School Psychologist, Dr. Axelrod has been working with children, adolescents, and families for over 20 years. He has also written numerous articles, book chapters, and books on topics involving clinical, pediatric, and school psychology. Dr. Axelrod’s primary clinical and research interests include helping parents and teachers solve problems involving academic, behavioral, and social/emotional functioning.