Welcome to the Reaching Teens community. We are a group of youth-serving professionals and community members who care for and about young people and who are willing to intentionally be the kind of adults who will support all youth to thrive.

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Created to benefit all professionals who serve adolescents, Reaching Teens integrates a trauma-sensitive model with the core belief that identifying, reinforcing, and building on inherent strengths can facilitate positive youth development. More than 400 videos combine with written chapters to show how strength-based communication engages and empowers teens.

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A free preview is provided for Chapter 42: "The Traumatic Impact of Racism and Discrimination on Young People and How to Talk About It".

Preview Chapter 42

Review the team of editors and contributors who developed Reaching Teens.

Editors and Contributors

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