Written for parents or anyone working with adolescents, this respected book is a practical guide to understanding the stages of growth and development in the teen years; identify the stresses rendering teens vulnerable to burnout; show parents how to deal with family stress, school anxiety, peer pressure; how to help teens make responsible decisions, feel purposeful, achieve school success and develop the skills that can lead to personal, social and sexual responsibility.

“This is one of the most respected books in the marketplace about teens. A must for parents, teachers and counselors.” James Trent, MD

"Internationally acclaimed self-esteem expert Bettie B. Youngs gives parents the right tools to keep their teenagers on track toward worthwhile goals and meaningful lives in today's world." A genuinely helpful book" Adolescence Magazine