Working with teens and young adults can be terrifying. Here are 5 tools any person can use to impact teens and young adults.
Adults, whether parents or mentors, should be preparing teens for adulthood. As children become teens, adults in their lives should begin looking to connect with them instead of always correcting.
Would you believe me if I told you that out of 393 teens who have gone through the "Last Mile" Juvenile Detention program, there is a ZERO percent recidivism rate (compared to the nearly 50% rate among other teens)? The program aimed at disciplining minors for their mistakes, and not punishing them has prepared them to not make the same mistakes twice. What is the difference between discipline and punishment and how can we instill this in our children?
Before you write off this post as click-bait or heresy, hear me out. Remember doubting Thomas in the Bible? Jesus does not condemn his doubt as weak, or even nonexistent. If Jesus did not condemn Thomas for his faith, why do we do that to our teens