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Operation Parent Webinar: Your Teen’s Brain and the Link to Risky Behavior
July 26 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pmFree Register
Get ready to learn about how substances and other risky behavior affect the teen brain, the role of genetics in addiction, and implications for prevention and treatment. Dr. Crystal Collier, creator of BrainAbouts and author of The NeuroWhereAbouts Guide, teaches the science of risky behavior to students, families, and clinicians across the country and every parent can utilize the information in daily parenting interactions.
1. How alcohol, drugs, vaping, and risky behavior such as technology overuse, gambling, and pornography affect youth brain development.
2. How healthy brain development and skills affect your teen as they age.
3. How brain-based parenting techniques can address your teen’s risky behavior.
4. How to apply prevention techniques consistently within families and schools to achieve long-lasting protective effects.
Crystal Collier, Ph.D., herself a person in long-term recovery, is a therapist, researcher, and educator who has been working with adolescents and adults suffering from mental illness, behavioral problems, and substance use disorders since 1991. Her area of expertise includes adolescent brain development, prevention programming, parent coaching, and addiction. Dr. Collier teaches the neurodevelopmental effects of risky behavior in her book The NeuroWhereAbouts Guide and in BrainAbouts, an online prevention program powered by the John Fontaine Jr Charity.