Understanding Adolescents and Why They Do What They Do

Thursday, December 15, 2022 at 6:00p.m. - 7:30p.m.

Adolescent development, learning, and behaviors are influenced by a wide variety or external sources starting at birth. This workshop will present an understanding of adolescent development and influences on who an adolescent becomes. By learning to understand how teens become who they are helps to then parent/work with teens and how we as adults can help them develop.   

Learning Objectives

This workshop will cover the following learning objectives:

  • Understand developmental milestones on learning and behaviors 
  • Learn about various external sources (i.e. family community, school, friends, etc.) that influence adolescent development
  • Learn how your role modeling influences teens
  • Be aware of effective communication with a teen so they will use you as a resource and support
  • How to utilize effective behavioral strategies with your parenting to help your teen


Gary J. Regan, LICSW, will present this workshop.


This event will take place on Zoom. A Zoom link will be emailed to all registrants prior to the event.

Registration is $10 for those seeking continuing education credits and free for those who are not. Registration ends on Thursday, December 15, 2022.

For additional information or questions, please email Marlaydis Torres at mtorres5@lifespan.org.

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Approval has been sought to award continuing education credits for social workers, early child care providers, and mental health professionals.

Location Information

Virtual presentation via Zoom link