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When a teen comes to you with a problem, try these active listening techniques to help her build emotional self-awareness. (full text)

Rebecca Rubin, supervisor at a violence prevention program, gives guidance on what to say--and what not to say--when a young person confides in you. (full text)

Many Youth Communication stories are about traumatizing experiences. Here, find strategies to introduce these emotional stories in a responsible way. (full text)

Destiny Smith conducts a Q&A with psychologist Sandra Pimentel about the different types of anxiety and ways teens can cope. (full text)

Chefalo is a trainer and advocate who pinpoints ways that principals and teachers could use trauma-informed care to help their students in foster care. (full text)
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