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PCI Webinar Teen Behavior in the Library: Managing this (sometimes-challenging) developmental stage

Teens are going through a lot developmentally: puberty, social comparison, familial and cultural pressures. Sometimes they take that transitional stress to your library. Managing behaviors and expectations, while making the library a welcoming place is a tough line to walk. But understanding the why of this teen behavior is a start. 

In this program you'll learn about:

  • Puberty and biological change in teens
  • Cultural and societal pressures on teens
  • Online pressures on teens
  • Deescalation techniques
  • Tips for communicating with teens
  • Suggestions on policies on teen behavior in the library
Date:
Wednesday, April 24, 2024
Time (MST):
11:00am - 12:00pm
Time Zone:
Arizona Time (change)

Registration is required. There are 56 seats available.

Carrie Rogers-Whitehead ~ Biography

Carrie Rogers-Whitehead is the founder and CEO of Digital Respons-Ability, a mission-based company that educates tens of thousands of students, parents, and teachers through in-person and online courses across the country.

She has written two books for librarians around adolescents: Teen Fandom and Geek Programming: a Practical Guide for Librarians and the ALA-award-winning Serving Teens and Adults and the Autism Spectrum: a Guide for Libraries, and she continues to work with Teens.