Let's Talk Teenagers - June 2022

Let's Talk Teenagers - June 2022

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This is your chance to join three sessions to hear about the challenges young people face and how you can make a difference to their lives.

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*Please note, due to unforeseen disruption to the session on the 15th June, this first session will now take place on the 22nd June. The remaining sessions will take place a week later than initially planned, and an additional date has been added on the 6th July.

Let's Talk Teenagers is an opportunity for you as a parent or guardian of a teenager(s) to hear about the challenges young people are facing today, and the tools you can use to support your children and community.

Please see below for details:

Wednesday 22nd June (was 15th June)

• Teenage development including social and emotional changes

• Healthy and unhealthy relationships, including domestic abuse

• Body image

• Toxic masculinity

Wednesday 29th June (was 22nd June)

• Community risks including county lines and gang crime

• Unhealthy relationships with a focus on child sexual exploitation and grooming

• Social media

• Safety planning

Wednesday 6th July (was 29th June)

• Family strengthening

• How to have challenging conversations

• Role modelling

• Emotional wellbeing and self-care

Parents who have joined previous sessions said:

“Thank you so much for these great sessions and for all the encouragement, sometimes it's so easy to blame ourselves as parents and feel like we are not doing enough for our children and feeling supported is so important.”

“I wasn’t sure what to expect, as sometimes online events can be difficult to follow and not always relevant to questions I have. This one was really punchy and interesting. I was able to impress my son with things I knew better than him and we were able to compare notes! I will recommend the new one you are doing to my friends.”

“These sessions have been so helpful. Thank you for all the information and support.”

The project has been funded by the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner, The Safer Devon Partnership, South Devon and Dartmoor Community Safety Partnership and Teignbridge Council for voluntary Service.

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