Throughout an individual’s human development, one of the most crucial points is during the teenage years. This is the time that the brain grows and develops the most, learning how to analyze wants, needs, desires, actions, reactions, emotions, and attitude is very helpful and important, but seldom appreciated for its opportunities and obstacles.

For parents who want to help guide some of the drastic pendulum swings that a teen’s mental state can experience, it is critical that they know what it means to go through these extremes and support and sheppard their teen for positive and compassionate outcomes.

Who should attend Compassionately Understanding the Teenage Brain dyadic program?

Parents who love their teens, those with children transitioning into teenagers, those who want to learn about the teen brain, how to interact with teens and how teens can be supported through opportunities and obstacles.

Undergraduate and graduate students, parents with children of any age, people considering parenthood, grandparents, developmental psychology students, psychologists, social workers, family practice MDs, counselors, school psychologists, teachers, grandparents, concerned teachers, human resources professionals volunteers, and those preparing for the above. Excellent for undergraduate behavioral science classes and graduate/undergraduate courses.

Why Choose the Compassionately Understanding the Teenage Brain dyadic program?

Compassionately Understanding the Teenage Brain offers a unique approach to education that strips boring and non-relevant materials from your learning environment, and putting the most important person in charge, reflecting critical experiences and identity, YOU! A wholly reimagined online developmental experience designed to measurably transform frontline your parenting approach, celebrating the effort, love and struggles with a peer partner, trained as you will be in empathic, active listening.

This program brings together cutting edge research content and applications driven by Stanford affiliated psychologists on an intuitive online learning platform.

  • Length:

    18-hour virtual leadership training experience delivered over 8 weeks in a dyadic, peer to peer based course, guided by expert leadership content and guidance.

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  • Tuition:

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What Do Participants Learn?


Session One

Rollercoaster of an Adolescent Mind- Cheat Sheet


Session Two

Adolescents and Decision Making


Session Three

Role of Attachment

Psychometric Outcomes

Significantly Higher Levels of:

  • Leadership
  • Teamwork
  • Service Orientation
  • Compassion for Self
  • Compassion for others
  • Stress
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Social Dominan Orientation

Significantly Lower Levels of:

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