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Raising Teens

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A six-week class presented by St. John's

Positive experiences and relationships from birth through the teen years are essential in helping adolescents develop into healthy, thriving adults. Parents/caregivers play the most important role in guiding a child to adulthood, yet raising teens can be filled with questions and challenges. Healthy self-esteem comes in part from the ability to develop a sense of personal power, but how do we balance our teens’ needs for independence and autonomy with their tendency toward novelty seeking and risky behavior in today’s fast paced world?

Class topics will include:

  • The emotional world of parenting: Our teen’s strong emotions and our strong reactions
  • Teen Development, Brain Development and Emotional Health
  • The Relationship: Trust, Independence, Parenting Styles, & Boundaries
  • Raising an Adult: Self-Esteem, Identity Development, & Building Competency
  • The Social Life of Teens: Social Pressure, Digital Media, & Risky Behavior

Rachel uses your real life examples of what is going on in your home so you can get your questions answered, move through your challenges, and learn what it is your teens are really trying to tell you so you can support them in their journey toward adulthood.

In partnership with St. John's Child & Adolescent Psychiatry and Dr. Kathleen Logan, MD

$100/person or $125/couple – register by calling 307-739-4818

Rachel Wigglesworth, M.S., M.Ed.

Rachel has a master’s degree (M.Ed.) in Family Education with a Teaching Certificate in Parent Education from the University of Minnesota. She works as a parent educator and parent coach, and is the founder of Growing Great Families. Rachel worked as a doula for over 10 years supporting women and families through childbirth and labor, and during the prenatal and postpartum period.

Rachel is excited to teach about parenting, child development, and the brain, with the goal of supporting parents through the joys and challenges of raising children.

Sponsored by St. John's Hopsital Foundation

Contact Information:

$100/person or $125/couple – register by calling 307-739-4818

  • Price: $100.00
  • Registration Instructions: $100/person or $125/couple – register by calling 307-739-4818