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Youth Advocate’s Perspective: Los Angeles Unified Teachers Strike Info and Thoughts for an Insider

January 14th marked the first day of the Los Angeles Unified teachers strike where more than 30,000 teachers took to the picket lines against the 2nd largest district in the nation. Read More

Social Media & Cyber Safety

Counselor’s Perspective: Social Media and Teens How it is Affecting Our Youth from a Licensed Mental Health Counselor

The data is slowly coming in on the impact of social media on our kids. A Licensed Mental Health Counselor shares her resources and experience on our "Counselor's Perspective" segment. Read More

Social Media & Cyber Safety

Jaron Lanier, A Big Tech Insider Gives us the Real Talk on The Impact of Social Media Algorithms on our Kids

Algorithms are designed to manipulate us. Studies have shown that social media usage releases a chemical called dopamine. When our followers, likes, and comments increase, we feel a sense of euphoria. In the end, this rewards based business model is leading to addiction and behavior modification. Learn more. Read More

Social Media & Cyber Safety

Where Hashtags Lead | How to Protect Your Teen

The hashtag #Depressed has 10+ million posts and growing on Instagram. Read More

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I'm Not Crazy, Just Grieving.

“You never know when your life will change forever. It is a strange thing that you can wake up, take a shower, pray a little just like any other day, and have no idea that this particular day will forever be marked with sorrow. I was just 23 when I lost my mom. Trust me when I tell you that there is no cookie cutter way to walk through grief." 1c207520a6214c8a8518339568b4bd69

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On Demand Video Parent Workshop- Social Media & Digital Wellbeing

Do you know how your kid uses their device? From social media to online gaming and everything else our teens have at their fingertips, knowing what they're exposed to might surprise you.

Video — 1 Hr.
Worksheets — 4 Worksheets
Bonus Material — Action Steps & How-to videos

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I’m sure you have lots of experiences and insights to share with all of us in the Let’s Talk Teens Facebook group.  Learn More

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The Mom’s View YouTube show. Friday, October 12th. Ways to help your kids be emotionally healthy in a digital world.

Bree from Let's Talk Teens shares tips on parenting in the digital world to keep our kids safe and kind online. Digital wellbeing tips for parents on The Mom's View Learn More

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Live Parent Workshop in Orange County, CA – September 20th, 2018

What every parent needs to know about screen time/device use and social media impact on your child’s wellbeing and safety. A live workshop with Bree Learn More

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Introducing Let’s Talk Teens ™

Let's Talk Teens™ is a place parents, educators, youth workers and teens can go to find resources and tools that speak to their circumstances– a place where they can openly share and find a community looking to help teens cope and communicate. Read More

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Bree Jensen

Bree is a youth advocate, speaker, writer, advisor, mom of four (including a teen), and former competitive athlete who has spent the last 16 years helping families, schools, and communities across the country navigate the ups and downs of the teen years.

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