AlcoholEdu for High School Parents
Parents play a vital role in their teen’s decisions around using alcohol. In fact, research has shown that parents actually have the greatest influence*. The majority of teens are looking for the right kind of support and advice from their parents.
AlcoholEdu for High School Parents is a 15- to 20-minute education course created specifically for parents. The program provides accurate information about teens and alcohol, and helps parents develop the the skill-set they need to have productive conversations with their teens when it comes to alcohol and underage drinking.
- Dispels common myths and misperceptions about underage drinking among parents.
- Helps parents have effective conversations and prepares them to answer the tough questions from their teen, i.e. “Did you drink when you were in high school?”
- Teaches strategies for monitoring and setting rules, including tips and templates for creating rules and consequences together.
- Offers guidance on what to do if their teen is experimenting with alcohol or needs real help.
- Includes expert advice for dealing with common situations, along with links to additional resources.
- Explains laws that may impact parents, i.e. social host laws.
- * National Survey of American Attitudes on Substance Abuse XIV: Teens and Parents (2009). The National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse at Columbia University. Retrieved October 7, 2010 from http://www.casacolumbia.org/articlefiles/380-2009%20Teen%20Survey%20Report.pdf.