CHOC Mental Health Education Program | How do I talk with my teen when they push me away?

CHOC Mental Health Education Program

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This presentation will provide information about the impact of teen’s bid for independence on the parental relationship and various strategies and skills to improve communication. Parents will be able to identify their core values in communicating with their teen, and more effectively use skills that make communication more pleasant for all.

Date: Tuesday, March 14, 2023

Time: 5:00 – 5:45 p.m.

Location: Zoom

Target Audience: Parents/General Community

Presenter: Scott Ryan, LMFT, Mental Health Therapist, CHOC Intensive Outpatient Program

Languages Available: English

Topic Age Range: School District Wide (Pre-K – 12th Grade)


  • Learn how teenage developmental stages lead to independence
  • Learn several communication strategies to improve relationship
  • Identify key values of communicating with your teen
  • Linking to additional resources and support